percussion section


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Noun1.percussion section - the section of a band or orchestra that plays percussion instruments
section - a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class
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percussion section

n (Mus) → Schlagzeug nt
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The applause, again was loud, long and well-deserved, and the percussion section, especially, earned their moment in the spotlight.
He effortlessly manoeuvred between a grand piano and keyboard stack for most of the show, backed by an accomplished band that included a brass section, DJ and a ferocious percussion section.
The percussion section was headed up by a slice of cheese (a costume that nearly came a cropper during Queen classic Bohemian Rhapsody).
The next three works--Five Gifts for an Old Friend, by Ben Wallace; Blue Lab, by Claire Victoria Roberts; and Descent, by Mark David Boden--were high-energy works that brought a smile to one's face and put the musicians in the percussion section of the orchestra through their paces.
Two colourful short works by Mexican composers, Ruvueltas's Sensemaya and Chavez's Sinfonia India were energetically delivered with the huge percussion section in thrilling form.
There were impressive solos during Hakuna Matata and the percussion section were busy throughout, showing not just a great level of musicality but also great athleticism in moving swiftly from instrument to instrument!
The very entertaining song featured the percussion section playing numerous kitchen gadgets throughout the selection.
The story is told about an orchestra conductor who chided a drummer who was not doing well by saying: 'When a musician can't handle his instrument well, they take away his instrument and give him two sticks, and make him a drummer.' A whisper was heard from the percussion section: 'And if he can't even handle that, they take away one of his sticks, and make him a conductor.'
The performance was enhanced by an exciting four-piece band and percussion section.
The new work built towards an aggressive and militaristic finale - something of a free-dance section - with some extravagant use of the eight-man percussion section.
Caption: Carolyn Bryant, Haley Nutt, and Steven Ledbetter make up the percussion section of SAM's Brass Band.
It is nestled in the vast percussion section of the orchestra, lit a sickly, ominous yellow.