501 – The Complete Tutor for the Brien Boru War Pipes by Henry Starck

An update by Geoff Hore 2008-2015.  The writing in black font is from A Bibliography of Bagpipe Music. The update comments are in blue font.

 

1      1908

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p [i], title; p 2, index; p 3, half-title; pp 4-5, preface; p 6, fingering chart for 3-keyed chanter; p 7, photograph of ‘Brien Boru’ War-pipes; p 8, ornamental design; pp 9-12, ‘Elements of music’; pp 13‑14, ‘Hints to the student’; p 15, glossary; pp 16-41, tunes (26); p [42], fingering chart for 8-keyed chanter; pp 43-48, tunes (6); p 49, woodcut; p 50, front and back views of 3-keyed chanter; p 51, front and back views of 8-keyed chanter; pp 52-54, price list of pipes and accessories.

  • British Library, London.  7.5 x 9.3″. Received 23 October 1908.
  • City Library, Dundee.
  • Bodleian Library, Oxford.
  • The Author’s Collection.  A Scotcopy on CD.

This is the only known edition of this book but there is a version on a CD available from Scotpress in USA.

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  • Rev 00. (9 December 2008).
  • Rev 01. (10 December 2008).  Adds scanned image.
  • Rev 02. (8 April 2015).  Format changed for bibliography.altpibroch.com. The edition numbering changed from Roman to Arabic numerals.