photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Tomasz Kiciński, bagpipe, Martyna Żurek, tied violin; rec. All the World's Mazurkas, Warsaw 2014; IMIT
Local name: dudy, dudki
Classification: 4 Aerophones / 42 Wind instruments proper / 422 Reedpipes / 422.2 Reedpipes with single reeds (clarinets) / 422.21 Individual reedpipes with single reeds / 422.211 With cylindrical bore / 422.211.2 With fingerholes / 422.211.2 + 422.211-62 Single-reed chanter with cylindrical bore, with fingerholes + single-reed drone with cylindrical bore, flexible air reservoir for all pipes
Maker: Ignyś Edward
Date: 1985
Village / Town: Śmigiel
Region: Greater Poland
Country: Poland
Owner: The State Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw
Inventory number: PME 49210
Description: an instrument with bellows; cylindrical pipes: a chanter (fingerholes 6+1) and a double bend drone, both ending in conical, arched horn-metal bells; bag made from leatherette in a velvet cover
Decoration: the connector between the chanter and the bag has the shape of a stylized goat head, with metal ears, bone horns, glass eyes, and pressed point applications; pipes have metal rings and chains; studded bellow; bag with a colorful cover embellished with geometrical patterns and edge fringes
Measurements: chanter 160 mm, drone 160 mm, bellow 630 x 340 mm
Materials: wood, cane, horn, bone, metal, glass, leatherette
Sound compass, tuning: B♭: f' – a' – b♭' – c'' – d'' – e♭'' – f'' – g''
Performance practice: traditional component of Greater Poland folk bands
Catalog card by: Teresa Lewińska / Zbigniew J. Przerembski
Design (PDF)

Przodek, a dance tune; The Band from Bukówiec Górny: Tomasz Kiciński (b. 1971), bagpipe, Zofia Dragan (b. 1962), tied violin; rec. Kazimierz 1996; Sources of Polish Folk Music

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