piffero


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piffero

(ˈpɪfəˌrəʊ)
n, pl -ros
(Instruments) a type of small rustic oboe from Italy
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In this canvas of 1863 he is painting a humble but handsome young Italian shepherd with a piffero or fife around his neck--just the kind of figure who would have made an incidental detail in an Arcadian landscape of the 17th century.
One last favorite: the Edmeades 2001 Piffero ($28), with its concentrated black fruit, smooth texture and balanced tannins.
Dai suonaci qualcosa, un piffero, un fischietto, batti un colpo e stato uno degli inviti piu moderati fra i tanti che si sono sentiti.
Reps: B Piffero, D Sears-Duru, A Tiedemann, J Sinclair, R Thorpe, P Mack, L Underwood, C Trainor.
Egli svolge la stessa funzione del "piffero" interno (Conversazione 137-138), ovvero di quell'immagine teatrale che aveva dato inizio al suo viaggio memoriale e aveva poi disincatenato tutto il processo di riappropriazione del passato nella coscienza.
While archival records provide the names of the captains of the companies within the Black Bands, very little can be known about individual soldiers, although we do learn that one of them, known as Cecchino del Piffero, was the brother of Benvenuto Cellini.
PIFFERO A Inlaid work with hard stones B White-faced buffoon or clown C Italian reed instrument who am I?