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  • n. Plural form of percussion.


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  • Great tune though, wish the percussions could be a little better mastered, I have a hard time hearing the kick drum, maybe it's just my home stereo though, but i doubt it;).


  • So Justin Timberlake is now one of the stars of the new movie "The Social Network," which is about the founding of Facebook and all of the legal percussions and the jealousies and resentments and lawsuits and so on that followed.

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  • Eight years studying music at Julliard did not get me even close to an overview of all of the different woodwinds, strings, strumables, percussions and weird indescribable instruments of the world.

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  • Giancarlo began pounding out a career path on percussions.

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  • Sting launched into "Russians" which seemed made for the Royal Philharmonic with dramatic percussions, horns and strings.

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  • From your first exchange with the taxi driver at the airport to what you leave in the hotel bathroom for the chambermaid, you are sending small percussions through the local system.


  • Given what I have seen here I don't know that I would want the re-percussions of shooting a deer like that.

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  • The vibrations and the percussions of this arena with 20,000 seats and all of the old stone and cement of this bullfighting arena . . . the walls shook when this thing exploded.

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  • Up and down the shore the surf is a congress of overlapping percussions that swell like cicada song in the trees.


  • Mr. MAUNICK: So - but if you want to make this kind of music, if you want to make a music with a 15, 16, 20-piece band, with brass sections, percussions, various guests vocalists.

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