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 p&imacron;pa, from Vulgar Latin *p&imacron;pa; see pipe.
From Scottish Gaelic pÃ¬obaireachd (“act of playing the bagpipes"), from pÃ¬obaire (“piper") + -achd abstract noun suffix.