Highland Reeds in conjunction with Great Highland Bagpipe Analysis brings to you an amazing US$20 Introductory Offer

Sound Analysis of the Great Highland Bagpipe

The Sound you produce from your Bagpipe can be analysed using the State-of-the-Art Overtone Analyser.

We have an introductory offer where we will analyse your bagpipe sound recording for USD$20 and provide a basic report – Brought to you by Great Highland  Bagpipe Analysis (“GHB Analysis”) – Valid until 28 February 2023

How the Sound of the Great Highland Bagpipe is analysed

When you shine White Light through a Prism, it splits into 7 colours as below:

The Same happens when you put the Sound of the Bass Drone through an Audio Analyser, it splits into Overtones ( Harmonics) Example below:

The Bass Drone Overtones (Harmonics) follow Natural Harmonic Progression as in above example

The human voice Overtones also follows this Natural Harmonic Progression as in below example

The Harmonics of the Human Voice are the same for Bass Drone of the Great Highland Bagpipe

 Human Male Voice Harmonics

GHB Bass Drone Harmonics

The samples below show the Sound Quality of Unstable & Stable Drones

Unstable Drones

Stable Drones – Shown with Highlandreeds HR3 Drone Reeds

If you compare the images, the stable drones have solid harmonics (lines)  whereas the unstable drones have weak and poor harmonics shown by the fragmented lines.

Drones with chanter scale

Report You Receive With Introductory US$20 Offer

Item 1 – Image of your recording with basic comments

Item 2 – Also the chart Frequencies of Drones & Chanter Notes

How to get your Introductory US$20 Analysis

1. Send GHB Analysis and email with the following:

  • Your Name
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Sound recording (MP3, MP4, WAV – if unsure send it through an we will check format)

The recording of your Bagpipe should be slow playing of a tune with LowG in it like Killiecrankie.

2. Email the file to 4analysis@proton.me

3. We will confirm receipt of your email and will Invoice you with payment instructions within 7 days. We only accept payment through Wise – see https://wise.com/

4. Once we have received payment the analysis will be emailed to you.