My understanding, confirmed with a native German-speaking friend last night, is that Bordun is a musical process not connected to a specific instrument (like continuo basso) and when used with the pipes (Dudelsack) it refers to "Brummpfeife/n", i.e. the drones.
Rev John Clifford 42 Sir Stafford Close, Caerphilly CF83 3BA, Wales UK <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> On 22 Apr 2007, at 12:12, Ann Sessoms wrote: > > A question for German speakers: Does "der Bordun" have a plural > form, or do > people use "Bordunpfeifen"? > > Thanks, > Ann > _________________________________________________________________ > > Solve the Conspiracy and win fantastic prizes. Play > Conspiracy now! > > References > > 1. http://g.msn.com/8HMAENUK/2734??PS=47575 > > > To get on or off this list see list information at > http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute-admin/index.html > > -- > Virus scanned by Lumison. > >