- Italian (Wiktionary)
“The performance on one night earlier this summer began with the sudden two-tone blast of a zampogna, an Italian bagpipe.”
“Music to Listen to When Drinking Wine from Campania: Alessandro Scarlatti, music played on the zampogna and ciaramella Campanian bagpipes, the amazing Almamegretta.”
“Venice published a collection of melodies for the zampogna in 1628, under the title of _Canora Zampogna_.”
“It is, however, curious that the bag-pipe was known in Italy and Spain during the middle ages, the two countries through which Eastern culture was introduced into Europe, by the name of _zampogna_ or _sampogna_, which strongly recall the Chaldaean _sump [= o] ny [= a] _; and further that in the same countries the word _sinfonia_ should be coexistent with _zampogna_ and have the original meaning attached to the classical”
“The player of the _zampogna_ was an old man, with a sad, but very amiable face, who droned out the bass and treble in a most earnest and deprecatory manner.”
“Then, suddenly lowering his instrument, he would scream, in a strong peasant-voice, verse after verse of the _novena_, to the accompaniment of the _zampogna_.”
“Sometimes they stray "as far away as Paris is," and, wandering about in that gay capital, like children at a fair, play in the streets for chance _sous_, or stand as models to artists, who, having once been to Rome, hear with a longing Rome-sickness the old characteristic sounds of the _piffero_ and _zampogna_.”
“Europe, where it is known by the similar name sampogna or zampogna.”
“Italian zampogna, Asiatic zambonja. fall down -- that the recusants might be the more readily detected.”
“To this the old _zampogna_ bent his head on one side, and said, assentingly, -- "_Eh! per trenta tre anni.”
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"God's own music," said the guide to me in Edinburgh. At least God was enthusiastic enough to bestow the squealing bag many names.
Sir Francis Bacon: "There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion."
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