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02 Bagpipe Network Meeting

Helsinki, 4th March 2022

Roundtable discussion: Can we do better?

Roundtable discussion: Can we do better?

FORGOTTEN WOODWINDS IN MUSEUMS “Musical instruments are not just like any other “object” in the museum storage. They are like living things, dying away in storage, begging to be played again. At least this is how the musician sees it! Without producing sound, these...

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Problems measuring Hellenic auloi and the Iain Dall chanter

Problems measuring Hellenic auloi and the Iain Dall chanter

The worlds of historical instrument making are human: a creative chaos characterised by inconsistency and cultural bias. Practice and intention are normally out of alignment. Uplifting knowledge and practical skills are either locked in silos or long dead. What are...

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01 Bagpipe Network Meeting

Helsinki, 30th November 2019

The Estonian Torupill

Leanne Barbo (Estonia) Leanne is the head of Tallinn Dance Club, teaching folklore and kantele at Tabasalu Children’s Music School. She has also, since 2016, been teaching bagpipes and harps at the Tallinn People’s University. Leanne often participates in summer camps...

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The Latvian Duda

The Latvian Duda

Juris Lipsnis (Latvia) Juris is an Architect by profession, with a strong passion for folk traditions. He is a Dūdas piper and head of the Latvian folk-group “Suitu dūdenieki” Juris is a board member of the non profit “Suiti Cultural Heritage”, as well as an organizer...

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Finnish Säkkipilli – State of the Art

Finnish Säkkipilli – State of the Art

Markus Rantanen (Finland) Markus is a music educator and performing artist, as well as a “Finnd’it initiative” member. He has specialised in a range of string music instruments – teaches guitar, ukulele, folk music and songwriting at Turun seudun musiikkiopisto....

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A Finnish Piper at the theatre

A Finnish Piper at the theatre

Patrik Weckman (Finland) Patrik is a folk musician and researcher, as well as a “Finnd’it initiative” member. He started by making small kanteles and jouhikko (bowed lyre) and learning to play them. Inspired by Hedningarna, 20 years ago he acquired is first bagpipe –...

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