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Synonyms for percussion

violent forcible contact between two or more things

Synonyms for percussion

the act of playing a percussion instrument

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the act of exploding a percussion cap

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the section of a band or orchestra that plays percussion instruments

tapping a part of the body for diagnostic purposes

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I would also highly recommend this book to any percussion instructor, especially for a percussion history or a percussion methods course.
Percussion professor Charles Dowd will narrate the concert.
All of these elements -- heavy percussion, slurred notes, and hypnotic repetitiveness -- figure heavily in many modem popular music idioms.
There are references to percussion instruments of China, Japan, India, Vietnam, Africa, Brazil, Indonesia, the Middle East, and the Caribbean.
Percussion marks are likely to turn up among animal bones found at human ancestor sites in East Africa, predict the researchers, since the prehistoric inhabitants had access to stone similar to that used in their experiment.
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Defining a drummer these days may be a bit tricky: A musician that plays a drum kit or trap set (early drum kits were known as trap sets, short for contraption) a collection of drums, cymbals and other percussion instruments like cowbells, wood blocks, chimes, and tambourines or one who plays any type of percussion drum instrument like drum corp, Taiko drum, African drum, East Indian drum, Middle Eastern drum, Latin percussion drum, etc.
The Percussion Plus Project--Amy Barber, Tanya Gille, Vergie Amendola and Christopher Martin--will present a session entitled Beyond Bartok: Exploring Other Works for Two Pianos and Percussion.
Carroll's first season with the orchestra, playing timpani and percussion, was music director Carlo Maria Giulini's last, which still saddens Carroll, who was elevated to principal percussion in 1986.
A faculty flute recital and two events featuring a guest percussion ensemble are scheduled this week at the University of Oregon School of Music, 961 E.
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During a recent visit to the headquarters of Timba Percussion in Fontana, California, I witnessed first-hand the "plastic" empire of Mel Morrow (Ryko Plastic Products).
recently announced the promotion of Jim Catalano to director of marketing for Ludwig/Musser percussion products.
The winter term concert season will conclude today with concerts featuring the percussion music of American composer William Kraft and contemporary and traditional gospel music.