Raising the tone: the bagpipe and the Baroque

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A robust challenge to a conventional wisdom which is characterised as not just misleading but flawed. An antithesis is offered based on a systematic assembling of a musicology - or 'organology' - never before available, and an analysis of the influence of Baroque instrumentation in Scotland and of neo-Baroque music-making.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHearing Heritage
Subtitle of host publicationSelected essays on Scotland's music from the Musica Scotica conferences
EditorsM J Grant
Place of PublicationGlasgow
PublisherMusica Scotica Trust
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)0-9548865-9-3
ISBN (Print)0-9548865-9-3
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2020

Publication series

NameMusica Scotica


  • Great Highland Bagpipe, Baroque instrumentation, Pastoral pipe, Union pipe
  • Pastoral Pipe, Union Pipe
  • Baroque, Neo-baroque
  • 26ref2021


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