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Table of Contents

 1. Introduction
 2. The Bagpipe as a Symbol of Brotherhood among Celtic Regions
 3. The Origin of the Galician Bagpipe
 4. Iconography
 5. Classification of the Bagpipes in Western Europe
 6. Classification of Bagpipes in Eastern Europe
 7. Etymology of the Word Gaita
 8. Historical Review
 9. Union and Guild Galician Bagpipers
10. The Gaita as a Symbol of Galicia
11. Description of the Gaita
12. Tonalities
13. Generalities
14. Percussion Instruments in Galician Folk Music
15. Galician Music Genres
16. Similarities among the Traditional Melodies of Galicia, Brittany, Scotland, and Ireland
17. Conclusions
Acknowledgments
Bibliography