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

Greater Poland folk band; rec. All the World's Mazurkas, Warsaw 2014; IMIT
Local name: dudy
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: Mendlewski Bartosz
Date: 2005
Village / Town: Wielka Wieś (near Stęszewo)
Region: Greater Poland
Country: Poland
Owner: Museum of Folk Musical Instruments in Szydłowiec
Inventory number: MLIM/MS/1363
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 pieces of leather, first cut, then sewn together
Decoration: the connector between the chanter and the bag has the shape of a stylized goat head, with metal ears, horns and aplications; metal rings on pipes; studded bellow
Measurements: chanter 177 mm, drone 621 mm, bellow 342 mm
Sound compass, tuning: B♭: f' – a' – b♭' – c'' – d'' – e♭'' – f'' – g''
Performance practice: traditional component of Greater Poland folk bands
Catalog card by: Maria Żurowska / Zbigniew J. Przerembski
Design (PDF)

Polka; Chodzony; Stanisław Hądslik (1926-1985), bagpipe; rec. 1984; Sources of Polish Folk Music

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