percussionist


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per·cus·sion·ist

 (pər-kŭsh′ə-nĭst)
n.
One who plays percussion instruments.

percussionist

(pəˈkʌʃənɪst)
n
(Instruments) music a person who plays any of several percussion instruments, esp in an orchestra

per•cus•sion•ist

(pərˈkʌʃ ə nɪst)

n.
a musician who plays percussion instruments.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.percussionist - a musician who plays percussion instrumentspercussionist - a musician who plays percussion instruments
cymbalist - a performer on the cymbals
drummer - someone who plays a drum
instrumentalist, musician, player - someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
xylophonist - someone who plays a xylophone
Translations
عازِف آلات إيقاع أو نَقْر
bubeník
slagtøjsspiller
slagverksleikari
vurmalı çalgı çalan kimse

percussionist

[pəˈkʌʃənɪst] Npercusionista mf

percussionist

nSchlagzeuger(in) m(f)

percussionist

[pəˈkʌʃənɪst] npercussionista m/f

percussion

(pəˈkaʃən) noun
1. (in an orchestra, the group of people who play) musical instruments in which the sound is produced by striking them eg drums, cymbals etc. He plays (the) percussion in the orchestra; (also adjective) a percussion instrument.
2. the striking of one hard object against another. A gun is fired by means of percussion.
perˈcussionist noun
a person who plays percussion instruments in an orchestra etc.
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By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 3 July 2017: A night of Sudanese folk music and African percussions by Sudanese vocal and percussionist Asia Madani at Room Art and Space in Cairo on Friday.
They cover historical topics, such as the classic works Zyklus, The King of Denmark, and Interieur I, the Percussion Group Cincinnati, and Herbert BrEn's graphic works; innovative performers and composers like Peter Garland and Stuart Saunders Smith, as well as speaking percussionist music and the role of technology; interviews with percussionists (William Winant, Allen Otte, Morris Palter, Christopher Shultis, and Stuart Saunders Smith) on issues that have affected their creative activities; and anecdotes from performers like Steven Schick, Robyn Schulkowsky, and Allen Otte.
With many of the parts though, I only described the sound I wanted and allowed the percussionist to be creative in finding the best instrument to make the sound I described.
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The duo were also watched by The Duchess of Gloucester, worldrenowned percussionist Evelyn Glennie and Sir Paul McCartney.
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Watching the Scottish percussionist perform on various instruments -- from snare drums to marimbas -- is more than inspirational, however.