a piece of music for the bagpipe, consisting of a theme with variations, usually martial but sometimes dirgelike
Origin of pibrochGaelic piobaireachd, pipe music from piobair, piper from piob ( from pipe) a pipe, bagpipe
A series of variations on a martial theme or traditional dirge for the highland bagpipes.
Origin of pibrochScottish Gaelic pìobaireachd pipe music from pìobair piper from pìob pipe from Middle Irish píp from Medieval Latin pīpa from Vulgar Latin pīpa ; see pipe .
From Scottish Gaelic pÃ¬obaireachd (“act of playing the bagpipes"), from pÃ¬obaire (“piper") + -achd abstract noun suffix.