JOHN BURKE
LOWLAND & BORDER BAG PIPE MAKER
"I Will Build As In The Days of Old"

NORTHUMBRIAN SMALL PIPES

The classic small pipe, a rare and beautiful instrument, still widely played in Northumberland.

A 7-key 'F' set made in 2005: antique Lignum vitae, boxwood, brass keys, 4 drones, 4 tuning beads

 

A Blackwood 7-key 'F' set with brass ferrules, artificial ivory mounts, tops and tuning beads

Many unique features make it a bagpipe of considerable charm.

Sets in traditional styles available.

All slots brass lined. All keys hand-forged.
Top quality hand-stitched leather bag.

The Northumbrian pipe has a great deal of music in print, of varying technical difficulty.


An active Society supports it.

Northumbrian pipes are also available
in the key of D.


Border Pipe Maker since 1999

JOHN BURKE
Lowland and Border Pipe Maker

29 Foundry Fields Crook Co. Durham UK