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BAGPIPE

   
Definition: reed instrument with an air reservoir in an animal skin bag. Common across Europe and Arabic countries. See Gaida, Gaita, Biniou, Union, Uilleann, Northumbrian, Piob Mhor, Scottish smallpipes, Dudelsack, Zampogna, Cornemuse, Musette, Cabrette, Cimpoi.
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FLAT TOP MANDOLINS

Fretted Instruments > Mandolins> Flat Top Mandolins
Flat-top instruments are the traditional mandolin design, originally with a bowl back, now mostly with a flat back in the style begun by Martin at the beginiing of the 20th century. They normally have a round or oval sound-hole and are popular for everything except bluegrass music.