Ultimate Guide to Woodwind Instruments

The woodwind family of instruments is a subgroup of the more general category of wind instruments. In this family, there are two main types of instruments, which are reed instruments and flutes. Reed instruments are considered woodwind due to the way they make their sound. They split the air stream of the … Read more

Guide to Bagpipe

A photo of a man playing the bagpipe

The bagpipe is a woodwind instrument whose origin can be traced back to ancient times. The name bagpipe has been synonymous with the Great Highland Bagpipe, overshadowing the variety of traditional forms of bagpipes. Bagpipes or bagpipe are terms that are considered correct, although pipers usually call the instrument ‘the pipes, or … Read more