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

black goat; rec. Greater Poland 2012; IMIT

Jan Prządka (b. 1959, Zbąszyń), black goat; rec. Waldemar Kielichowski, Warsaw 2015; IMIT
Local name: kozioł weselny, kozioł czarny (wedding goat, black goat)
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: Modrzyk Florian
Date: 1989
Village / Town: Mosina
Region: Greater Poland
Country: Poland
Owner: Museum of Folk Musical Instruments in Szydłowiec
Inventory number: MLIM/MS/1005
Description: an instrument with bellows; cylindrical pipes: a chanter (fingerholes 7+1) and a drone, both ending in conical, arched horn-metal bells; bag made from black leather
Decoration: metal rings on the pipes and the connector between the bellow and the bag; bag’s edges embellished with leather fringes
Measurements: chanter 359 mm, drone 767 mm, bellows 274 mm
Materials: wood, leather, metal
Inscriptions: engraving on the chanter’s bell and on the bellow: F. Modrzyk Reja 15 62-050; engraving on the drone’s bell: 32 (opus); and on the bellow: 1989
Sound compass, tuning: F: c' – d' – e' – f' – g' – a' – bb' – c'' – d'' – e'' – f''
Performance practice: a bagpipe with low tuning and elegiac sound; formerly used during the ritual part of the wedding ceremony together with mazanki, after World War II reactivated in the S. Moniuszko Music School in Zbąszyń and in the folk revival
Catalog card by: Maria Jost-Prześlakowska / Zbigniew J. Przerembski

Poleczka; Czesław Prządka (1933-1990), black goat; rec. Zbąszyń 1984; Sources of Polish Folk Music

Wiwat, a wedding dance; Czesław Prządka (1933-1990), black goat, Jan Prządka (b. 1959), violin; rec. Zbąszyń 1984; Sources of Polish Folk Music

A wedding tune; Tomasz Śliwa (1892-1976, Perzyny), black goat; rec. Warsaw 1949; Sources of Polish Folk Music

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