Brìghde Chaimbeul

Instruments: Scottish Smallpipes

Brìghde is a leading purveyor of experimental Celtic music and of the Scottish smallpipes, a bellows-powered set of bagpipes with a double-note drone. She has devised a completely unique way of arranging for pipe music that emphasises the rich textural drones of the instrument, resulting in a constancy of sound that creates a trance-like atmosphere, played with enticing virtuosic liquidity. Her mesmerising musicianship has earned her global recognition, including a BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award and a BBC Radio 2 Horizon Award. Her recent album Carry Them With Us featuring Canadian artist Colin Stetson has been widely acclaimed.


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