The bombard chanter, also known as bombarde or biniou kozh, is a musical instrument that belongs to the family of double-reed woodwind instruments. It is commonly associated with traditional Breton music, particularly in Brittany, France. The bombard itself is a double-reed instrument with a distinctive conical bore.


  • The bombard chanter is often tuned in the key of B♭. It has a range of about one and a half octaves.
  • Finger Holes:
    • The chanter typically has six finger holes on the front, which players use to produce different pitches. The fingerings can vary, and the player uses cross-fingerings to achieve certain notes.