Smallpipes in minor scale for German style medieval piping
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 Bagpipe Maker T. Sonoda
Bayern, Germany
Hümmelchen (German smallpipes) in minor scale for Marktsack/German big medieval bagpipes players, developed in 2018 through close collaboration with a professional Marktsack player/instructor Brian Haase (Dresden, Germany). Optimal for indoor performance/practice of Marktsack tunes (e.g., for church concert with acoustic ensemble).. The chanter is tuned in a-minor, just intonation, with possibility of several halfnotes with cross fingering. Full chromatic chanter is also available upon request.


open fingering (common Marktsack-fingering).

Wood materials
- Plum (Standard)
- Olive (Optional)
(For another wood type please contact us.)

- Bellows-blown type
- Extension keys
- Mounts (hard wood or fake ivory)
- Metal rings (brass of German silver)
- Synthetic bag
- Other decorative items (fringe, pom-pom., and etc.)
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 Price List

3-drone model with high B (H) extension key (plum)

4-drone model with 2nd chanter in F (olive)

3-drone model with high B(H) key (checker tree wood)

2-drone model with "Bock" chanter stock and high B extension key (blackwood)

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