Links
RSRF banner

Rett Syndrome Research Trust

The RSRT is a cutting edge organization dedicated to advancing Rett Syndrome research. Click here to find out how bagpipes are helping to fund Rett Sybdrome research.

International Rett Syndrome Foundation

Visit the IRSF web site to learn more about Rett Syndrome.
Sarah McLachlan School of Music

A free music program aimed at youth who do not have the financial means to take music lessons.
Rob Moore Rob Moore

Instrument maker based on Vancouver Island. Rob showed me much of what I know about pipe making.
Olle Gallmo

Olle Gallmo

Some great insight into the Swedish bagpipes, including reed-making, playing techniques, history, and repertoire.

NSAA

Norden Sackpipa Association of the Americas (NSAA)

A forum in English dedicated to the Swedish bagpipes and nordic culture.

NPU

Na Piobairi Uilleann (NPU)

Uilleann piping headquarters in Dublin.
Many dedicated Uilleann pipers are members of this organization.

Chiff and Fipple
Chiff & Fipple Forum

The most visited forum about the Irish pipes.
Uilleann Pipe Forum
Uilleann Pipe Forum

Another forum focussing on the Irish pipes.
Uilleann Obsession
Uilleann Obsession

Piper Pat D'Arcy's site dedicated to the Irish pipes.
Jean Blanchard
Jean Blanchard

Piper and educateur based in Lyon. Jean specializes in French pipes.
Cornemuses d'Europe
Cornemuses d'Europe et de Méditerranée

A French web site with multimedia content.
Pipe Show
Pipe Show

A French web site featuring mostly European makers.
Oliver Seeler's World of Bagpupes
Oliver Seeler's The Universe of bagpipe

Descriptions, audio and illustrations of world pipes.
Christopher Bayley
Christopher Bayley's World of Bagpipes

Many examples of world pipes with descriptions and illustrations.
Soren Ahker

Soren Akher

One of Sweden's premier Nyckelharpa makers.

ANA
The American Nyckelharpa Association

A great site dedicated to the Nyckelharpa.
Rita Leydon
Rita Leydon

Source for instructional DVD's on Nyckelharpa playing and building.
Peter Nowotnik
Peter Nowotnik

Peter is an Australia-based instrumentalist who plays a variety of ethnic instruments including a Swedish bagpipe of my making. Peter can be heard playing these pipes on "Willows".

 

Boris Favre

Vancouver, BC

xbf@telus.net






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Deborah Ledon Band
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Mad Pudding website
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Music With Marnie
Music with Marnie
 
Pastiche
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Shona LeMottée Band
Shona LeMottée Band