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The sourdeline is a bellows-blown bagpipe played in France in the 17th century. It was believed to have been of Italian origin, developed in Naples and known as the surdelina.[1]


  1. ^ Victoria and Albert Museum, Carl Engel. [A descriptive catalogue of the musical instruments in the South Kensington museum]. Printed by G. E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode and sold by Chapman & Hall, 1874