The Duncan MacRae reproduction bagpipes are exact copies of the original MacRae bagpipes played by Stuart Liddell. The antique MacRae pipes were replicated by McCallum Bagpipes in order to produce a bagpipe resembling Stuarts impeccable sounding instrument. What a magnificent sounding bagpipe! A full and steady harmonic tone that is unparalleled in new era bagpipes currently manufactured. This MacRae reproduction bagpipe is made from African Blackwood and features engraved thistle alloy ferrules, slides and ringcaps with imitation ivory projecting mounts. Included is an imitation ivory and engraved thistle alloy mouthpiece.
Includes a McCallum Gandy poly pipe chanter. Also included is an extended small Bannatyne hyde pipe bag with zipper, deluxe black bag cover with zipper, gripper, velcro closure, black flat trim and black silk cords. Comes with an adjustable universal blowpipe. Finally, the pipes are reeded with Seibie drone reeds and a Shepherd Classic pipe chanter reed.
Click to hear Stuart Liddell playing the MacRae bagpipes at the official launch.
Designed by double gold medalists and world champion pipers, Callum Beaumont and Alastair Dunn.
This chanter features smaller finger holes in comparison to the multi-prize winning Peter Henderson Blackwood Pipe Chanter and plays at a slightly higher pitch.
It has been extensively tested in a synthetic and leather pipe bag set-up with a range of reeds and produces a rich, resonant bright sound with a solid Hi G for light music and piobaireachd playing.
This chanter builds on the success of the Peter Henderson Blackwood chanter and combined with Callum’s feedback and experience playing at the highest level of solo piping competition, we have designed a chanter for all abilities wishing to achieve a world class sound. The holes are carefully sanded to give the feel of a vintage chanter before undergoing a rigorous polishing process.
The R.G. Hardie Blackwood Infinity pipe chanter comes complete with a reed protector and deluxe box.
“A blackwood pipe chanter with a bright sound and stable Hi G”
The Blair Digital Chanter creates incredibly realistic bagpipe, small pipe and practice chanter tones. The Blair practice chanter has been produced in a real piping recorded environment that emulates a perfectly pitched, beautifully set up bagpipe. The built in metronome has a library of eight authentic percussion beats. The chanter has eight holes to provide an authentic feel for practice or performance. It is available with Plain alloy ferrule and sole.
McCallum Bagpipes are precision manufactured by a team of highly skilled bagpipe makers some of who are experienced pipers.
The AB4 Deluxe Blackwood bagpipes look just like an engraved half silver set of bagpipes but at a considerably lower price. They come standard with imitation ivory mounts, Celtic engraved alloy ferrules, slides, ring caps and engraved alloy mouthpiece with imitation ivory bulb. Includes the Gandy poly pipe chanter with Celtic engraved sole. Also included is an Willie McCallum Bannatyne hyde pipe bag with zipper, deluxe black twill bag cover with zipper, gripper, velcro closure, black flat trim and black silk cords. Comes with a McCallum adjustable universal blowpipe. Finally, the pipes are reeded with Ezee drone reeds and a Shepherd Classic pipe chanter reed.
Your bagpipes will be set up and tested by our professional pipers to ensure they are ready to play when you take delivery of them.