The pipe and tabor make possible a one-man-band with both melody and percussion being produced by a single performer. This combination of instruments dates back to at least the 16th century and remains popular for Morris dancing.
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The pipe and tabor
The history of the pipe and tabor with audio samples.
The Pipe and Tabor
An address to a Society of Morris Dancers, Oxford, February 12, 1914, by Sir Francis Darwin (Son of Sir Charles Darwin).
The Taborers Society
Organizers of the International Pipe and Tabor Festival.
Today's Tabors Information from Harms Historical Percussion
History of the tabor drum and descriptions of variant of the tabor from different cultures.
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