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Shawm

pete

Brassica Oleracea
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In honor of Merlin ....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shawm and http://www.contrabass.com/pages/shawms.html -- general info, some pics and a couple sound clips.
http://www.music.iastate.edu/antiqua/renshawm.htm and http://www.music.iastate.edu/antiqua/hirtensh.htm and http://www.music.iastate.edu/antiqua/mshawm.htm -- pictures and sound clips.

http://www.e-m-s.com/cat/woodwind/new%2 ... shawms.htm -- reproduction shawms you can buy (nice pics, too).

http://www.publicinterest.com/woodwinds/shawms/ -- how to make a shawm.

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YouTubage:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=QBdgjItBhR0: History and application. Around 4:20 is when the section on the shawm starts. EXCELLENT video.
http://youtube.com/watch?v=WF1mHF3N5k8: Piffaro, Renaissance Band.
http://youtube.com/watch?v=bb0NLzDa2Ro&feature=related: More Piffaro; better video.
http://youtube.com/watch?v=_tTRxffTC5Y&feature=related: More Piffaro. Encore from above.
http://youtube.com/watch?v=FfxHrEAQ7gs: Shawm and hurdy-gurdy.
 
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