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
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: Unknown
Date: turn of the 20th c.
Village / Town: Łęki Wielkie
Region: Greater Poland
Country: Poland
Owner: Ethnographic Museum, department of National Museum in Poznań
Inventory number: MNP E 1159
Description: an instrument with bellows; cylindrical pipes: a chanter (fingerholes 7+1, one tuning hole) 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 ears, horns made of bone, colored eyes, and a metal application; bag’s edges with fringes
Materials: skin, wood, reed, brass sheet, horn
Performance practice: traditional component of Greater Poland folk bands
Catalog card by: Aneta Skibińska / 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

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

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