BBC traveled to La Ponta "Pipe Dream" Documentary Trailer

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Musician Phil Cunningham has a dream: to explore the unique history of the bagpipes throughout various parts of the globe and compose a piece of music reflecting the instruments many andventures. To accomplish that he worked with BBC Two Scotland on the two part documentary series "Pipe Dream"

Phil and the BBC crew - Director Moss O'Brien - Producer Breid  McLoone visited La Ponta July 2014 to learn about the Tsabouna and the efforts implemented in the Venetian tower of Akrotiri ~ Santorini

This one of a kind two part documentary series will be broadcast on BBC Two Scotland on March 4th and 11th http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02j97k7

 

The first programme mainly looks at the bagpipes of Europe and the second focuses on the Great Highland Bagpipes.. It  is estimated to be view by millions of bagpipe lover's from around the globe.

 

View the trailer below

 

 

http://www.laponta.gr/folk-music-news-1/bbc-on-site-at-la-ponta.html

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/

 

http://www.philcunningham.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

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