Loure (bagpipe)

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Loure, collégiale Saint-Évroult de Mortain, 15e s.

The loure is a type of bagpipe native to Normandy,[1] popular in the 17th and 18th centuries but later extinct prior to its modern revival.

There was also a larger version known as the haute loure.


  1. ^ Édélestand Du Méril; Alfred Émile Sébastien Duméril (1849). Dictionnaire du patois normand. B. Mancel. pp. 147–.