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A brief history and acoustical analysis of the great highland bagpipe.
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PMID:  19355208     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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A brief history and analysis of the great highland bagpipe will be discussed. Although the bagpipe may have originated several thousands of years ago, the great highland bagpipe, distinguished by three drones and a chanter, is only a few hundred years old. A discussion of the components and operation will be given. In addition, spectral analysis of the drones and chanter will be discussed and how the harmonic content of the drones support the notes played on the chanter. A spectral analysis and sound pressure levels of chanter reeds of varying ages, strengths, and materials will also be presented.
Authors:
Stanley A Cheyne
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America     Volume:  125     ISSN:  1520-8524     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Acoust. Soc. Am.     Publication Date:  2009 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-04-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503051     Medline TA:  J Acoust Soc Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2652     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Dept. of Phys. and Astronomy, Hampden-Sydney Coll., Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943.
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