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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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Work must include the full string compliment listed above, but does not necessarily have to use all of the winds and timpani.
Rothbrust began at the timpani, the oversized, pot-bellied drums emitting rich, resonant booms, at once solemn and celebratory.
Timpani now had softer heads, but the trumpets still rasped, and doubled horns roared and pooped their exuberant contributions while double-basses grunted primevally below.
Despite her protestations, Evelyn, who could also play the piano, cello and timpani, was a natural.
He encouraged Fast to master all percussion instruments, including drum set, marimba and timpani.
There will be two sets of timpani (kettledrums), one either side of the stage to give a stereo effect during the chariot race scenes and the sea battle, and we're hiring a big organ ( we'll be making a big noise
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.
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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.
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.