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KET-tul drum

[English, timpani]

A drum made of a bowl-shaped shell over which parchment is stretched. This drum has a definite pitch that can be adjusted by adjusting the tension of the parchment. The modern orchestral timpani are kettledrums.

See Also

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


Last Updated: 2016-05-19 19:08:30