(Frequently Asked Questions)

Part 1 of 2

Questions and Answers



  1. Administrative Questions.
  2. The Great Highland Bagpipe.
  3. The Uilleann (Union) Bagpipe.
  4. Other Types of Bagpipe.
  5. Reed 'Em and Weep. (under construction)
  6. All the Tunes in the World.
  7. The Printed Word.
  8. Internet Resources.
  9. Modern Technology (electronic pipes, plastic reeds, etc.).
  10. Miscellany.



This document contains a number of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) from the Usenet news group Additionally, it contains information on topics of general interest to pipers, listeners, and other enthusiasts. The information in this FAQ is drawn from questions, answers and discussion in the bagpipe mailing list archives from June 1992 to February 1995, and from the Usenet news group Answers to the questions in this FAQ are drawn from The Collected Wisdom of the group. Any inaccuracies and/or errors in this document are the sole responsibility of the author/maintainers, and not of specific individual group members.

This FAQ was originated by Mike Scully.

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