shepherd's pipe

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Noun1.shepherd's pipe - a small bagpipe formerly popular in Franceshepherd's pipe - a small bagpipe formerly popular in France
bagpipe - a tubular wind instrument; the player blows air into a bag and squeezes it out through the drone
2.shepherd's pipe - a small fipple flute with four finger holes and two thumb holesshepherd's pipe - a small fipple flute with four finger holes and two thumb holes
fipple flute, fipple pipe, vertical flute, recorder - a tubular wind instrument with 8 finger holes and a fipple mouthpiece
tabor pipe - a small fipple flute that is played with the left hand while the right hand is free to beat a tabor
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Thus in the music of the flute and of the lyre, 'harmony' and rhythm alone are employed; also in other arts, such as that of the shepherd's pipe, which are essentially similar to these.
O Holy Night Silent Night Sussex Carol Ave Maria Shepherd's Pipe Carol In the bleak midwinter and CAROLS FOR ALL With seasonal readings by Sir Tony Robinson.
John Rutter was naturally in the mix too, with his account of the Sans Day Carol and his Shepherd's Pipe Carol.
It seemed that nearly everyone around me was mesmerized as the dancers twirled to the sound of drums and a shepherd's pipe.
But elsewhere, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir chorusmaster Ian Tracey has put together a programme that aims for the musically magical, from the clarity of Rutter's Shepherd's Pipe Carol to the unusual Do You Hear What I Hear?
His instruments of choice are the bagpipe, shepherd's pipe, and saxophone.