Definition of Timpanist

1. Noun. A person who plays the kettledrums.

Exact synonyms: Tympanist
Generic synonyms: Drummer
Derivative terms: Timpani, Tympani, Tympanum, Tympan, Tympani, Tympanum



Definition of Timpanist

1. Noun. Someone who plays the timpani. ¹

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Definition of Timpanist

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Timpanist

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1. On the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish by Eugene O'Curry (1873)
"The Timpan came down to the seventeenth century. Important passage from Brehon Law respecting the timpanist ; it would appear from ..."

2. Annals of Ulster: Otherwise, ... Annals of Senat by Cathal Mac Maghnusa Maguire, Rory O'Cassidy, William Maunsell Hennessy, Royal Irish Academy (1893)
"1 timpanist. —For the timpanist, See O'Curry (¡fanners and Customs, etc., iii. 364 sq.) For the stringed instrument, the Timpan, see ib., 359 sq., ..."

3. Dwight's Journal of Music by John Sullivan Dwight (1860)
"We have only to lament the loss of the former timpanist, a real hero on his instrument, who bear» the same relation to the present one and to others, ..."

4. Choral Orchestration by Cecil Forsyth, Walter Henry Hall (1920)
"We are promised two each of the wood-wind, two horns, two trumpets, three trombones, one timpanist (with an extra percussion player for the special ..."

5. The Musical World (1867)
"... the timpanist, with a locket. AP' TOODLE. FACTS 1 AND 2.—In Act II. he dashed the goblet drawn bj Faust all over the band, and then the locket right on ..."

6. The History of Music: A Handbook and Guide for Students by Waldo Selden Pratt (1907)
"In the Leipsic orchestra from 1835 was the timpanist Ernst Gotthold Benjamin Pfundt (d. 1871), the inventor of the ' machine-head.' The harp continued to be ..."

7. The Perth Incident of 1396 from a Folk-lore Point of View by Robert Craig Maclagan (1905)
"The little man is a good timpanist, and demonstrates his knowledge by playing tunes which cause crying, laughing, and sleeping. He returns to his own place, ..."

8. Annala Uladh: Annals of Ulster, otherwise, Annala Senait, Annals of Senat; a by Royal Irish Academy, Cathal Mac Maghnusa Maguire (1893)
"6 Evil.—Plural in the original. 6 Lazy youth.—So called, doubtless, by antiphrasis. 7 timpanist. —For the timpanist, see O'Curry ^fanners and Custom», ..."

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