Danube Virtual Museum


Title: Bagpipes
Location/Region: Krnjača, Podunavlje - Danube area, around Belgrade
Chrolonology: 1900 - 2000
Museum: Etnographic Museum in Belgrade
Country: Serbia
Culture: Serbian, Orthodox, rural
Material: Wood, paunch
Production Technique: Craftsmanship, wood turning, tanning


Made of sheep's paunch and wood. Paunch is covered with colorful linen - "cic". There is also a small bag for supplying the air into a paunch. Chanters are two-piped. On the right pipe there are five holes on the front and one on the side at the end. Third and fourth hole are bigger than the others. On the left pipe there is only one hole at the end of the pipe. It is the musical instrument used for dancing and singing.