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[French, timpani] - [Spanish, timpani]

1. The French term for timpani and the plural form of timbale. Also, the plural form of the Spanish, timbal (timpani).
2. A Cuban percussion instrument consisting of a pair of single head, shallow drums tuned to different pitches, and performed with two sticks. These drums are essential to Latin American popular music.


See Also

[Abbreviation] K. Dr.
[Abbreviation] Pk.
[Abbreviation] Timp.
[English] kettledrum
[English] timpani
[French] timbale (f)
[German] Kesseltrommel
[German] Kesselpauke
[German] Pauken (f)
[German] Pauke (f)
[Italian] timpano (m)
[Italian] timballo (m)
[Italian] timballi (m)
[Italian] tympani
[Spanish] timbal (m)
[Spanish] timbals (m)
[Spanish] atabal (f)


Last Updated: 2016-05-08 00:29:47