‘It’s so loud’: Black Watch bagpipe tunes, instruments in the foreground, on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History

When you’ve spent more than 20 years at a piano, it’s easy to forget about the instruments in your collection.But at the National Museum, where you’ll find blackwater bagpipers, flutes and cellos, the bagpiping world of the 1800s was alive and well.Gibson Bagpipes in the Museum of African American Art is open through Sept. 1.Its […]

How to make the best bagpipe: How to put the perfect tone into your bagpipe

The bagpipe is a distinctive instrument which can be a musical expression of a man or a woman’s inner strength.It is a powerful instrument and it is not always a simple matter to create an original one.The best thing about the bagpipe, according to this article, is that it has a lot of sounds.The sound […]