The Celtic Legacy of the Gaita in Galician Music

  • Xosé Lois Foxo
  • Published 2007

Abstract

The paper focuses on the traditional music of Galicia with special emphasis on the gaita, or bagpipe, its persistence throughout the centuries as a symbol for the region, and its strong similarities with the instruments of Celtic regions such as Scotland, Brittany and Ireland. Samples of musical melodies from Galicia are included and compared to these areas… (More)

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