R e s e a r c h
The P-bROCK Digital Bagpipe Chanter is a hardware and software system, developed to assist those learning to play the Great Highland Bagpipe (GHB) in both tuition and solo practice situations. More information on this project can be found at the Augmented Instruments Lab website.
P u b l i c a t i o n s
D. W. H. Menzies. Technological support for Highland piping tuition and practice. PhD Thesis, Queen Mary University of London, 2015 [PDF]
Menzies, D. W. H., & McPherson, A. P. (2015, June). Highland Piping Ornament Recognition Using Dynamic Time Warping. In Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME). Baton Rouge, LA, USA [PDF]
Menzies, D. W. H., & McPherson, A. P. (2013, July). A Digital Bagpipe Chanter System to Assist in One-to-One Piping Tuition. In Proceedings of the 10th Sound and Music Computing Conference. Stockholm, Sweden [PDF]
Menzies, D. W. H., & McPherson, A. P. (2012, May). An Electronic Bagpipe Chanter for Automatic Recognition of Highland Piping Ornamentation. In Proceedings of the 2012 Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME) (pp. 141-144). Ann Arbor, MI, USA [PDF]