Purchased in 2005 Posted with, Here is a very nice set of Scottish smallpipes made by Richard and Anita Evans of Carlisle Cumbria. Canmore bag has plug for bellows*Bellows not included* Easy and fun to play. 40 x 20. This allows for easy transition to a'Bb' or'D' chanter(not included) The bellows are made of maple. lesson as possible. BAG COVER& CORD IS ROYAL STEWART IF YOU WANT BLACK WATCH.WALLACE, MACKENZIE,GORDON TARTANS AND BLACK VALET BAG COVER& CORD. Retail new is around $2000. They are a combo A/D set. Seriously though, it depends on what you want do to with them. Two interchangeable chanters fitted with split stocks, combine with four drones, including a high d along with the standard A, D/E, A’, to enable you to play in either pitch. The bag is hand-sewn leather, with the traditional green baize woollen cover. Maybe I’ve missed it, but nobody seems to have mentioned Dave Shaw pipes. D is fine for solos if you are in a competition or want to convert tunes to different keys. Village Maid. Oak plates with wood inlay; leather bellows and attachments; brass furniture. Easy pressure. It is made of Blue Silk. Pricing you can get nowhere else. as possible, but there will always be extras, so if you find something In recent years the instrument has become extremely popular in America. S/L/AD. The shuttle pipes are made by Jimmy Anderson in Key of A. I love playing my A smallpipes. The three drones share a common stock. Ich denke, das Übersetzen kann ich mir sparen. 4-6 business days International: Airmail(no tracking available) Approx. I too really never liked the sound of D Scottish smallpipes, and the small size of the chanter. This set comes with 2 chanters-one in"D" and one in"A" I bought these used and have owned them since 2006 and I can say that they have been well cared for and never abused in any way. The drones are a bass and two tenor set up. Fair enough. With a. A nice collection of tunes old and new to learn on, and a helpful CD rom included with the basics on playing Scottish bellows blown bagpipes. Made to be played in a set of Garvie smallpipes, so there is also a split stock(extra connector- photo 4) that allows the chanter to be connected to a slightly wider bore chanter stock. Membership enquiries to membership@bagpipesociety.org.uk. Need to make way for other important things and it saddens to me to have to sell it. Spreche selbstverständlich auch deutsch. The most popular pitch is A, but my full range includes pipes in D, C, B flat, low G and low F#. A modern development of the 1980s, Scottish Smallpipes are based on the old eighteenth-century instruments that survive in various museums. and the more experienced musician taking up a new instrument. There is a 4-5 year waiting list for these new, and they cost $4000- $5000. They work perfect and are in"Like New" condition, ready to take out of the box and play. Synthetic Bag. S/H/M. Black corduroy bag cover. They are too quiet for larger sessions. It’s no more bogus than uilleann pipes. The chanter reeds have been designed in combination with the chanters to produce the optimum quality of tone. I could just cut and paste off of the Sloan web site but I figured it was just as easy to give you the site so you can go read about them if you wanted more info on them. This page is the online test page so that you can The smallpipe drones don’t support the border pipe chanter as well as border pipe drones, but where other instruments are playing this is not usually an issue. Strathspey& Half Tulloch. Made with authentic materials! Please study the pictures well as. they are a major part of the description and do show what a nice set they are. Irish Jig. I’d second both of Rook’s suggestions. Currently this same set of pipes retails for $1800, so this is a bargain. As a rough guide, the key of “A” is the most useful for playing Scottish music, and the key of “D” for Irish music. No cracks. SHIPPING NOTE# SHIIPPING CHARGE ALSO INCLUDES INSURANCE-PACKAGE MUST BE SIGNED FOR! The CD contains over 30 tracks of highland and, national dance music recorded on the great highland bagpipe and scottish smallpipes with acoustic guitars. A seasoned instrument maker from Co. Donegal, Ireland. or view it on your computer and then listen to / watch the lessons! See close-up pics) Includes cane drone reeds, as well as 2 extra EZ-drone Tenor reeds, as well as a chanter reed. Chanter dimensions- stock(hemped section) is 100mm high with an external diameter of 70mm Split stock dimensions- stock is 120mm high with an external diameter of 84mm. As Richard says, what you find are similar looking bellows driven bagpipes called Lowland pipes. So this is a great deal for someone wanting a high end quality name brand instrument. 40g.RcmdId ViewItemDescV4,RlogId p4%60bo7%60jtb9%3Fuk%601d72f%2B%3E40g-14943014192-0x10b-. Thanks for looking-hope you win! Synthetic bag and a navy blue velvet cover. I love this set of pipes. But the fact remains that in the 18th and early 19th century these chanters were played in two sorts of pipes, the bellows-blown "Lowland" pipes and the mouth-blown "reel" or "Lovat reel" pipes. These chanters can be made to suit your requirements are usually available with little delay. you’d like added, drop me a All have been used and never abused. 6-10 business days Expedited(with tracking) Approx. The two most popular keys for chanters are A and D. The combination pipes are a practical and economic way of having both. Which has a lovely grain. Still not a way of acheiving the full border sound you’d get from the border drones, but… You’d be a bit louder in sessions, you’d have the half tones, and you’d still have your smallpipe chanter for when you need that. Very clear and in tune. Although I usually make the pipes of British yew or plum for its richness of tone, other woods are also available. Comes with a case that is perfect for it and retails for $160. THANK YOU. SSPs are typically in the folk-friendly keys of A or D, are usually bellows-blown, have a set of drones in a common stock worn across the chest, and use a nine-note scale that fingers like a GHB but which plays at a fraction of the volume. So. Set of Scottish Smallpipes made by David Naill. The bag is cowhide and the Bellows are made from Mesquite. tutor and a couple of pages to give you a taster. I Play blown Great Highland Pipes. E.MAIL US AFTER PURCHASE AND WILL REPLACE IN SAME PRICE Free Accessories 1 Synthetic Drone Reed Set. Chris, Here is a quote from Nigel Richard’s web site on the subject: With its cylindrical bore, the sound is characteristically lilting, but perfect for playing with other acoustic instruments or to accompany dancing. Join the LBPS and get the book. Visit the podcast site for more teaching materials. The chanter has a slightly tapered bore which helps to broaden and amplify the lower notes. The Shepherd Combination Smallpipes in the Keys of A and Upper D. £680.00 . Some people also play a border chanter (A) in smallpipes too. A custom design. For those people who no longer have a CD drive, the tutor is also available on a memory stick. For playing with fiddles, mandolins, banjo etc. With e.g. Reeds included with synthetic bag and green velvet cover. The design of the chanters, drones and reeds produce a warm rich tone and the result is a beautiful-looking, sweet-sounding parlour pipe. Beautiful John Walsh 2 drone Shuttle Pipes in the key of A. Wilt Thou Go To Barracks Johnny. Will include a Warmac chanter, drone cords and Ross clamp bag. If you have any questions give me a shout! But if you want to play in D, I’d say that D is best. This auction is for a set of well made Gibson Scottish small pipes bellows. The Highland configuration of one bass and two identical tenors is also available. This Vintage IRISH To My Dear Wife Embroidered Fringed Made in Ireland Silk Handkerchief would make a Wonderful addition to your Collection or a Special Gift. We are settling into our new website, including making available articles from our thirty year history. The boards have a solid- drawn hinge, which gives a much more positive action than the simpler and more commonly employed system of using leather as a hinge. We can combine shipping on multiple items. ______________________. The small pipes in the picture are not for sale. They are adorned with nickel ferrules. Thanks for looking! You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. Not only are these very stable but they combine perfectly with the woods I use to give a great tone. Supple and air tight with some sort of seasoning inside. All articles copyright their respective authors. Download the latest version here. The price is $1.500. Time for them to go to somebody else. Please contact me for shipping expenses. Not sure what make the drones are but they are African blackwood and comes with SM90 drone reeds. With my Lowland/reel chanter I can play all the accidentals and I have a key for high B. on your computer. Website by Joe Wass, managed by Ian Clabburn. We will match our chanter to the internal and external diameter of your chanter stock, unless the stock has a very narrow bore (under 5/8th inch 15.8mm) in which case please enquire regarding a solution for this problem. The pdf below shows the contents of the If your set is in A you can play along, if you’re in D, you can still learn by watching and listening Just follow the links above! This seems not to be regarded as ideal but is possible when access to the semitones is desired. Blue Bonnets. Why there is a difference in the prices of the Walsh smallpipe in D, and the ones in "A" Double Scottish Small Pipes These are the same as the Scottish Small Pipes, except that they are fitted with a double chanter. Two sets of drone reeds included: Shepherd and EZDrone. Anyway, going back to the original subject, A is the way to go unless you have a very specific set of friends and repertoire for which you need the D set. The SSP is also made of blackwood and in Key of D. They're made by Kilberry and is equipped with custom reeds. Usually a double chanter is fingered exactly like the single chanter, placing each finger over a pair of holes; however, there are possibilities of introducing harmonies by fingering individual holes, as Callum Armstrong spectacularly demonstrates on a C double chanter: The C chanter has comfortable finger-spacing and gives a sprightly, cheerful sound; I also make an A chanter, with wider finger-spacing and a rich and mellow tone. Return to Vicki's Bagpipe Homepage. The pipes come with an'A' chanter. It will ship in a flat rate medium USPS priority mail box. The problems of instability often associated with double chanters fitted with cane reeds are overcome by the use of my plastic reeds which are very stable. So I could not tell you as of the original price for these bellows. They're. Chanter sole and slides. No cracks or damage. APH has not really stated what kind of playing he intends,nor if he is going a set that are bellows or blown. Therefore, I would go A. Each pitch has its own characteristics and I’m happy to discuss your requirements.< /br> The A set chanter plays a 'Scottish' scale of A, with flattened leading notes of G natural. Since the music that you´ll be playing on the small pipes will pretty much be scottish pipe music (caveat: I know nothing of the Lowland repertoire) there´s no resaon to choose anything but A. Kein Risiko. Reel O'Tulloch. I have put a great deal of care and attention into the design and construction of the bellows, based on many of the better Scottish bellows I have measured in the collections. Sorry. Up for sale our my Scottish Smallpipes made by the wonderful EJ Jones of Tidy Cottage Smallpipes in 2011/2012. I only played them twice but the chanter has some tarnish on it from time. No damage on wood. The chanter is made from one piece of wood, with two bores, two reeds and two sound holes for each note. If you aren’t a member of The Session yet, you can sign up now. Two sets of pipes would obviously be a better way but: Money, carrying around, etc…