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Bagpipes Galore

Mallorca, land of sun and sea, but who knew it was also land of bagpipes? This episode introduces the xeremies, the Mallorcan bagpipes, played all throughout the island after an important revival in the 1970s. From old recordings of the 1960s to the most modern rendition of piping, here is a glimpse into the real music of Mallorca...

A whole hour of bagpipe music for this special edition of Bagpipes Galore celebrating World Radio Day 2013.
Here is a selection of some of the finest piping music from around the world with sounds from Bulgaria to Portugal, Southern Italy to Northern England and with a special Iranian jazz fusion piece. Open your ears and welcome back into the unending world of bagpipes!