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Synonyms for timpani

a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it

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1 Timpani klt set (instrument 5: 20 "23" 26 "29" 32 ")
Soli SATB, coro S(S)ATB, 2 oboi, fagotto, 2 trombe, timpani, 2 violini, viola e basso continuo (violoncello/contrabbasso, cembalo/organo).
Hard-beater timpani and no-holds-barred natural trumpets added their pungency to the woodwind-rich textures of Mozart's E-flat Piano Concerto no.
The tuners can be used on all instruments, including timpani, and offer a memory function to store favorite settings.
39 features timpani prominently, and they sure sounded period.
The highlight, though, had to be the Scherzo, with its buzzing, fervid strings and rumbling timpani.
of Arizona) instructs future teachers in the pedagogical aspects of college percussion methods and techniques, such as basic percussion technique on the snare drum, keyboard percussion, timpani, bass drum, cymbals, drum set, and other instruments.
Gifts secured to date total $5 million, including the Frank White Brass Section Endowed Tuba Chair for $250,000 by Greer and Barnett Grace; the Endowed Timpani Chair for $250,000 by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Society Guild; the Richard Shepard Arnold Chamber Music Artist of Distinction Endowed Chair for $100,000 by Kay Kelly Arnold; $200,000 from Dub Moore naming two section chairs; and $100,000 from an anonymous donor naming one section chair.
The second Vision included a near inaudible percussion opening followed by passages which put massive demands on both strings and timpani.
com, the world's leading online recruitment site, has adopted Timpani Chat to provide heightened customer service and sales support.
But we already knew that; and hearing it solemnly repeated to the accompaniment of trumpets and timpani doesn't take us very far.
LivePerson, a New York City-based provider of communications solutions for online sales, marketing and customer service, recently released a fully integrated online communications software platform called Timpani.
The sound is still aggressive, but it's more orchestrated, so the other two musicians just play timpani and a couple songs with just drums and guitar, respectively.
In fact the only surprise was the layout of the orchestra with the double basses positioned centrally at the back of the platform and the timpani replacing them behind the violas and cellos.
The orchestra will rehearse on Sunday afternoons from January and auditions for strings, woodwind, French horn, trumpets and timpani will take place in December.