Piobaireachd : a comprehensive introduction to Ceòl Mór

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dc.contributor.advisor Egan, Michael
dc.contributor.author Wurdeman, David L.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-09-08T19:16:06Z
dc.date.available 2015-09-08T19:16:06Z
dc.date.issued 2015-07
dc.identifier.other A-369
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/199983
dc.description.abstract The Great Highland Bagpipe is one of the most emotionally evocative instruments in the world, providing people with reactions ranging from awe, grief, courage, pride, and occasionally immense irritation. The Great Highland Bagpipe and its music have a rich history that is hardly known in American culture. Piobaireachd is a complex and ancient musical form that is central to this bagpipe's culture, development, and heritage. The importance of piobaireachd cannot be understated; in many ways it secured the survival of the Great Highland Bagpipe to today. This thesis explains the history and construction of world bagpipes, the musical structure of piobaireachd, canntaireachd and celtic oral tradition, and the history of piobaireachd itself. Together these subjects portray a comprehensive study of how piobaireachd has become the music it is today. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.subject.lcsh Bagpipe music.
dc.title Piobaireachd : a comprehensive introduction to Ceòl Mór en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis.
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1781483


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