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pan·pipe

(păn′pīp′)
n. often panpipes
A simple wind instrument consisting of a series of pipes or reeds of graduated length bound together, played by blowing across the top open ends. Also called mouth organ, Pandean pipe, pan flute, syrinx.

[Pan + pipe.]

panpipes

(ˈpænˌpaɪps)
pl n
(Instruments) (often singular; often capital) a number of reeds or whistles of graduated lengths bound together to form a musical wind instrument. Also called: pipes of Pan or syrinx
Translations
panhuilu
pánsíp

panpipes

[ˈpænpaɪps] NPLzampoña f

panpipes

plPanflöte f

panpipes

[ˈpænˌpaɪps] nplFlauto msg di Pan, siringa fsg
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The complainant described the football coach playing music including Billy Joel, Abracadabra by the Steve Miller Band and Cacharpaya by panpipes group Incantation as he abused him.
Panpipes and flute, symbols of music and the theatre, hang from the tree behind her.
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31) Zamfir's iconic panpipes contribute significantly in this regard because they are sharply symbolic of a pagan (perhaps even Aboriginal) world outside the Judeo-Christian norm and embedded in the mythology of the Australian landscape.
Visual poetry dates back to ancient Greece or even earlier and was known as technopaigneia to the Greeks and as carminafigurate to the Romans; the poems were composed in the shape of wings, altars, eggs, axes, and panpipes.
When it's finally so late even the panpipes have piped down, Ian heads for the hotel and I tuck in the kids like I'm lagging a loft.
Morricone's final work for Sergio Leone, for a four-hour exploration of organized crime in the '20s, '30s and '60s, is flavored with panpipes and mandolin, and broods with melancholy.
There was music from Peruvian act Apu, who tried to teach Nick Brown the Peruvian Panpipes.
Another scene appears to combine the sacrifice ceremony with animated objects in which human legs, arms, and heads have been added to jars, stacked gourds, headdresses, feathered capes, shells, war clubs, panpipes, a drum, and shells.
His phrasing was mellifluous, and as open-air as the composer's beloved Bavarian Alps; interchanges with orchestral soloists were sparkling and well dovetailed (special plaudits to violist Chris Yates); flourishes danced as though from panpipes, and he painted piquant shades of colour.
This sense of threat--and allurement, as it will prove--is enacted in the way the brooding rock face shortly gives way to an exquisite girl's face on a pillow, which is accompanied by the haunting strains of Gheorghe Zamfir's panpipes on the soundtrack.