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: Unknown
Date: 19th c.
Region: Greater Poland
Country: Polska
Owner: Musical Instrument Museum, department of the National Museum in Poznań
Inventory number: MNP I 395
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
Sound compass, tuning: B♭: f' – a' – b♭' – c'' – d'' – e♭'' – f'' – g''
Performance practice: traditional component of Greater Poland folk bands
Design (PDF)

Wiwat, a wedding dance; The Bagpipe Band from Poznań: 4 bagpipes, 4 violins; rec. Mielec 1973; Sources of Polish Folk Music

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

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