Listen Up! “B” is for Bagpipes


I say bagpipes, you think of Scotland, right? Danny Boy (or Londonderry Air). But although it’s mainly Scotland that comes to mind, bagpipes have been played for centuries in other parts of Europe, the Middle East, and Northern Africa. In southern Italy, it’s called a zampogna. In Hungary, a duda. In Turkey, a tulum. Now have a listen: