tympanist


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tym·pa·nist

 (tĭm′pə-nĭst)
n.
Variant of timpanist.
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tympanist

(ˈtɪmpənɪst)
n
(Music, other) a person who plays a drum, now specifically the kettledrum
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tympanist - a person who plays the kettledrumstympanist - a person who plays the kettledrums  
drummer - someone who plays a drum
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tympanist

nPauker(in) m(f)
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Legendary tympanist Vic Firth, 85, who also made kitchen tools such as salt and pepper mills, died July 26.
The documents begin in 1151 and the Second Crusade and include mention of kettle drums in relation to King Charles II in 1661, Catherine the Great in Moscow in 1731, Napoleon's 1810 birthday, Gustave Mahler in 1901, and tympanist David D.
Former tympanist of Scottish National Orchestra and principal percussionist of the CBSO.