Definición de pibroch en inglés:

pibroch

Saltos de línea: pi|broch
Pronunciación: /ˈpiːbrɒk
 
, ˈpiːbrɒx
 
/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • 1A form of music for the Scottish bagpipes involving elaborate variations on a theme, typically of a martial or funerary character: the Great Music, or pibroch, can be a mystery to pipers of even reasonable competence
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The traditional music expert presents a programme in which he rediscovers what he maintains is the real ‘pibroch’ (Highland piping tradition).
    • He travelled to 40 different countries in search of Ceol Mor ‘the Great Music,’ the obscure, expressive, less formally rigid art of piobaireachd - also pronounced ‘pibroch.’
    • He complained that pipers had lost the strong sense of rhythm and form which characterized the true pibroch style, and he published a number of well known tunes in settings which purported to give the true timings as originally played.
  • 1.1 [count noun] A piece of pibroch music: the mournful majesty of his father pacing the floor and playing a pibroch
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • I passed out of the library and as I did, I thought I heard from the other side of Arthur's Seat a lone piper playing a pibroch.
    • Somewhere in the far distance the pipes played a pibroch, a lament for the day's dead that felt like it came from the wind itself, and the drone was echoed by groans and shrieks from deep in the mist.
    • When our piper played a pibroch, the music of the waves drowned or softened down the harsh sound of the bagpipe, which discoursed most excellent music.

Origen

early 18th century: from Scottish Gaelic piobaireachd 'art of piping', from piobair 'piper', from piob, from English pipe.

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