Anistratov Uileann Pipes are the instruments that Alexander makes, probably with the greatest enthusiasm and inspiration, since he became a professional uilleannpiper himself.
Anistratov Uileann Pipes are available in concert D and "flat" C#,C or B pitches. Uilleann pipes can be ordered as a
- Practice set-chanter, bag & bellows
- Half set-practice set with a main stock and tree drones
- 3/4 set-half set with tenor and baritone regulators
- Full set-chanter, drones and tree regulators (including bass), bag & bellows
Alexander has developed two different designs, which he terms Filímeala and Smolach Ceoil.
Filímeala design is based on the lineament of pipes dating back to the early 20th century. It has a strait form of a traditional turning line. In Alexander's opinion, this design includes the most attractive elements among allknown pipes of the past. Original and aesthetically harmonious shapes synthesize with the fullness of tone.
Smolach Ceoil design is more modern. The fine Baroque elements of this design complement the elegant floral motives of Art Nouveau.
Although Alexander's uilleann pipes never copy or replicate of any originals, however copies can be discussed and made upon request.