In the key of A, Fred Morrison Reelpipes have the same fingering style and familiar ‘crack’ of the Highland pipes but have a softer, sweeter tone. This makes them ideal for playing with other instruments in groups and sessions. They are also an excellent solo instrument.
Made to Order
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Fred Morrison Reel Pipes have a characteristically resonant, expressive sound. They are beautifuly crafted in african blackwood, finished with refined alloy ferrules and imitation ivory drone tops.
The chanter is perfectly tuned to concert pitch. The sound is clear with an excellent dynamic. The drones are steady and melodious and harmonise beautifully with the chanter.
The conical bore chanter has the added advantage of cross-fingered accidental notes, C and F naturals.
The luxury hand made bellows are fully padded with hand-sewn plush leather cushions on the front and back to ensure comfort and ease of play. The bellows are made from the highest quality components to ensure many years of great playing.
Available in the Key of A, complete with:
Blackwood Chanter and cane reed
Luxury hand made bellows
Synthetic Bag (Hide bag available by request)
Ezeedrone Reelpipe Drone Reeds
The Reel Pipes are set up by Fred and delivered, ready to play.
Each set of pipes is made to order and the waiting time is 20 weeks.