Bock/Dudy  Bagpipe Maker T. Sonoda
Bayern, Germany
"Bock" pipes ("Dudy" in Czech) are traditional bagpipes of Czech, Southern Germany and Austria, having a single reed in the chanter. Nowadays majority of Bock pipes are bellows-blown. Because of its comfortably mild sound, these bagpipes are often played in Ensemble, for example with violin, clarinet and etc.

We offer several types of Bock:.

Böhmischer Bock (Bohemian Bock)/ The drone pipe is on the shoulder and bent downward.

Egerländer Bock/ The drone pipe is hanging under the bag.

Kleiner Bock (Bohemian Smallpipes)/ Small Bock with straight chanter stock (no goat face sculpture).

Available tonalities
F (common tonality in Germany and Austria), Eb (common tonality in Czech Republic)
D, G, High Bb

Closed fingering

Wood materials
- Checker Tree (simplified model)
- Maple Stained (standard model)
(For another wood type please contact us.)

- Mouth-blown type
- Synthetic bag with bag cover (stuffed toy material)
- Pyrography on the bellows
Sound Samples
Böhmischer Bock in F
Böhmischer Bock in Es
Kleiner Bock in G (in Ensemble)
 Price List

Böhmischer Bock standard model with Pyrography on the bellows

Egerländer Bock simple model - mouth blown type

Kleiner Bock African Blackwood model

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