Calculating drone bore lengths

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Philipp
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Calculating drone bore lengths

Post by Philipp » Sun May 04, 2014 4:28 am

Hi folks,
I have a set of German bagpipes in G that have a tenor and a bass drone in G. Now would like to add an additional drone in D to have a fifth when playing in G major. Or maybe a C bass drone... Anyway, my question is if there is a way to calculate the lengths and diameters of drone sections required to obtain a certain pitch. Any ideas?

Cheers,
Philipp

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