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  • n. Plural form of timpanist.


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  • I don't know if it's something in the water, or what, but it would seem the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra have made something of a speciality of handsome timpanists - this is the previous encumbent - not bad, not bad at all...

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  • Extra yum as the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra have one of the best-looking timpanists I've ever seen.

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  • But now everything is hushed as, at "Amen," eight timpanists beat out rhythms at a piano dynamic, eventually fading to pianissimo pp and finally a barely audible triple piano, and the long journey that began in gloomy G minor ends in understated and resigned G major.

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  • The score of the Requiem calls for an orchestra of 140 - independent of the 38 brass players in the auxiliary bands, 10 timpanists and other percussionists - and a chorus of 210.

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  • Over its 40-minute span, Dausgaard unfolded a magical sequence of atmospheres, all underpinned by four timpanists.

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  • Instead they describe themselves by what they play or do, as violinists, flutists, tenors, timpanists, etc.

  • To make sure he was mentally prepared, he called up timpanists in major American orchestras along the way and asked if he could play for them. - News

  • If some of the trumpet playing was rawer than what Janacek called for, it suited the score's primitive power as much as the three timpanists pounding away in the central "Veruju" Creed. - News

  • I've seen junior-school timpanists inject Holst's The Planets with more funk than Mos Def seemed able to muster. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Asyla, and I'd love to know how timpanists deal with this problem.



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