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

Przemysław Ficek, bagpipe, Marcin Blachura, bagpipe; rec. All the World's Mazurkas, Warsaw 2014; IMIT

Przemysław Ficek, bagpipe, Marcin Blachura, violin; rec. All the World's Mazurkas, Warsaw 2014; IMIT
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: Jankowski Feliks
Date: 1982
Village / Town: Żywiec
Region: the Carpathian region (Beskid Żywiecki)
Country: Poland
Owner: Museum of Folk Musical Instruments in Szydłowiec
Inventory number: MLIM/MS/454
Description: a mouth blown instrument; cylindrical pipes: a chanter (fingerholes 6+1) and a drone, both ending in conical, arched horn-metal bells; bag made from a goat's whole skin with hair on the inside
Decoration: the connector between the chanter and the bag has a zoomorphic form; pipes with metal inlay in geometric patterns, metal parts of bells embellished with embossed geometrical patterns; bells' openings with openwork covers - dampers
Measurements: chanter 400 mm, drone 987 mm
Materials: wood, leather, horn, metal
Sound compass, tuning: F: c' – e♭' – f' – g' – a' – b' – c'' – d''
Performance practice: basic component of traditional folk bands in the south of the Beskid Żywiecki region
Catalog card by: Maria Jost / Zbigniew J. Przerembski
Design (PDF)

Shepherds' melody; Jan Hulbój (b. 1901, Koszarawa), bagpipe; rec. Kazimierz 1982; Sources of Polish Folk Music

Hajduk; The Byrtek Family Band from Pewel Wielka: Karol Byrtek (1907-1986), violin, Edward Byrtek (b. 1944), bagpipe; rec. Nowy Targ 1976; Sources of Polish Folk Music

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