Bodmin Riding is one of the oldest recorded traditions in Cornwall and when it was revived in 1974 local historian Pat Munn, was able to provide a timeline from Parish Church accounts in 1469 through to W. J .P. Burtons recollections of the 19th century
The Bodmin Celtic Pipe Band formed in 1974 by Pipe Major Bill McColl with Eric Watts on bass drum leading the drum core. Their repertoire mixed popular Scottish pipe band marches, strathspeys reels and jigs with traditional Cornish tunes arranged for the bagpipes by Bill McColl.
Cornish towns and villages each have their own Carol traditions, often with their own versions of popular Carols. Here is Bolingey's version of "While Shepherds Watched" as arranged by Ian Marshall and sung by The Perraners.
Post Modern Bagpipes: Authenticity and Creativity in Cornish Music Paper given to Cornish Music Symposium hosted by Institute of Cornish Studies at Penryn Campus, 2012 Introduction A key issue for this symposium and the recognition of Cornish Music as a legitimate area of study within “Cornish Studies” is the distinction
The Cornish Bagpipes project was launched in October 1988 at Lowender Peran by Will Coleman and Merv Davey with the aim of: identifying and collating historical records of bagpipes in Cornwall; commissioning a reconstruction of the Cornish Double Chanter Pipes; encouraging the use of bagpipes for Cornish music and traditions.
The Lowender Peran Virtual Banjo Band Project reached 13k people with over 2k views over 7 days during the festivals on line celebrations. 30 bajo players form around the world joined together in a tribute to Cornwall's own Goonhavern Banjo Band.