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  • "Uilleann" is the Irish word for "elbow" because, unlike the Scottish highland pipes, which are mouth-blown, the air that flows through the uilleann pipes is produced by a set of bellows strapped to one elbow.

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  • They are the first Celtic band to use the Uilleann pipes and have performed all over the world.

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  • But just to describe it to the listeners, Uilleann is the Irish, the Gaelic for elbow, elbow pipes or union pipes have often been called.

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  • CONAN: I've heard the Uilleann pipes described as sort of a cross between a vacuum cleaner and a whoopee cushion.

    The Chieftains, Ambassadors of Celtic Folk

  • MARGE (Audience Member): Hi, I'm Marge from Maryland and my husband occasionally threatens to take up the Uilleann pipes, and is there, how would you get started with that.

    The Chieftains, Ambassadors of Celtic Folk

  • What do you think: The TurboPipe bellows/chanter enhancer makes playing Uilleann and Northumbrian/Scottish smallpipes a "breeze".

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  • The best of Irish traditional music selected by acclaimed Uilleann piper Robbie Hannan.

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  • The original features the irish Uilleann pipes which makes beautiful sounds but way expensive to own one!

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  • I used my 30 year-old violin to immitate the sound of the Uilleann pipes and to recapture the colours of the tone, I had to replace all my nickel wound strings with cheap aluminum strings.

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  • Uilleann pipes which makes beautiful sounds but way expensive to own one!

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