Cornish Bagpipes: Fact and Fiction

Hagmann, Lea Salome (2020). Cornish Bagpipes: Fact and Fiction (Submitted). In: A World of Bagpipes. Routledge

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The Cornish bagpipe Pyba is closely connected to the music revival in Cornwall, UK, which started in the late 1970s. Belonging to one of the six so-called Celtic nations - alongside Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man and Brittany - the Cornish revivalists were eager to promote Cornwall’s music as Celtic rather than English. They saw the bagpipe as a particularly Celtic instrument, which would legitimise their claim for a unique musical Cornish heritage and might promote Cornwall’s Celticity at parades on local feast days and at Interceltic Festivals.

Item Type:

Book Section (Book Chapter)

Division/Institute:

06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Art and Cultural Studies > Institute of Musicology

UniBE Contributor:

Hagmann, Lea Salome

Subjects:

300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 390 Customs, etiquette & folklore
700 Arts > 780 Music

Publisher:

Routledge

Language:

English

Submitter:

Lea Salome Hagmann

Date Deposited:

11 Dec 2019 12:30

Last Modified:

11 Dec 2019 12:30

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/135716

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