Definition of Pibrochs

1. Noun. (plural of pibroch) ¹



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Definition of Pibrochs

1. pibroch [n] - See also: pibroch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pibrochs

piazzalike
piazzas
piazze
piazzian
pibal
pibals
pibble
pibbles
pibcorn
pibcorns
piberaline
pibgorn
piblokto
pibloktoq
pibroch
pibrochs (current term)
pic
pica
pica-pica
pica em
picacho
picachos
picadillo
picadillos
picador
picadores
picadors
pical
picalilli
picalillis

Literary usage of Pibrochs

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1. The Highland Bagpipe: Its History, Literature, and Music, with Some Account by Wiliam Laird Manson (1901)
"With the exception of three new tunes included in The Music of the Clan Mac Lean, and one or two others, it contains all the pibrochs known to present day ..."

2. Musical Scotland, Past and Present: Being a Dictionary of Scottish Musicians by David Baptie (1894)
"Their collection of pibrochs, etc., were arranged, we believe, by the late CH Morine (qv ). died Lynett, 29th May, 1885. ..."

3. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1907)
"pibrochs are the highest form of bagpipe music, and are often very difficult to ... Like all bagpipe music, pibrochs are written in a peculiar scale, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, George Grove (1880)
"pibrochs are generally of a warlike character, including marches and dirges ; they often bear the naines of various historical anil legendary events. ..."

5. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"What renders the notation of pibrochs particularly difficult is the great number of ornaments introduced, so that no definite rhythm can be discovered. ..."

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