Music in Cornwall is an integral part of that which helps to make the county unique. From brass to choral music to dances, the Cornish musical landscape is as diverse and rich as the county itself. However, fewer and fewer members of the community are aware of the heritage that
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.