During the long summer day, as his sheep cropped the good grass which the gods had made to grow for them, or lay with their forelegs doubled under their breasts and chewed the cud, Haita, reclining in the shadow of a tree, or sitting upon a rock, played so sweet music upon his reed pipe that sometimes from the corner of his eye he got accidental glimpses of the minor sylvan deities, leaning forward out of the copse to hear; but if he looked at them directly they vanished.
His reed pipe when applied to his lips gave out no melody, but a dismal wail; the sylvan and riparian intelligences no longer thronged the thicket-side to listen, but fled from the sound, as he knew by the stirred leaves and bent flowers.
While this was going on there came up to the inn a sowgelder, who, as he approached, sounded his reed pipe
four or five times, and thereby completely convinced Don Quixote that he was in some famous castle, and that they were regaling him with music, and that the stockfish was trout, the bread the whitest, the wenches ladies, and the landlord the castellan of the castle; and consequently he held that his enterprise and sally had been to some purpose.
After some minor fixes and a few church services as a test, the newly-restored and relocated 1910 George Reed pipe
organ at the Christ Lutheran Church, in West Boylston, played its official debut concert.
Siverko Dance Ensemble from Russia, which was founded in 1976 and first came to the Billingham festival in 1987, are accompanied by a harmonica, balalaika, reed pipe
He showed association members the art of creating a reed pipe
by hand, from bare sheet metal to a finished, speaking trumpet stop.
As I stop, the sound of a reed pipe
floats up from the terrace below, where a group of indigenous people from different countries are welcoming the new day with a ceremony of their own.
Among the instruments they play are the nay, an Arabic reed pipe
, the kemence, a bowed Turkish folk instrument, and the oud, a type of Middle-Eastern lute.