Sinonimi: pibgorn | stockhorn
English dance popular between the 16th and 19th centuries, associated especially with sailors. During the 18th century it changed from triple time (3/4) to common time (4/4). Examples include those by Purcell and Handel.
1. A British solo dance performed by sailors.
2. An ancient (now obsolete) single-reed woodwind; usually made of bone; SYN. pibgorn, stockhorn.
3. Music for dancing the hornpipe.
lively British folk danceObsolete wind instrument, once common to Celtic cultures, consisting of a wooden pipe with a single-reed mouthpiece on one end, and a horn for the bell.