Recent Examples of tambourine from the Web
Children can make crafts, like a cup for Elijah and a tambourine for Miriam — both biblical invitees to many modern Seders — and will even meet Moses himself, portrayed by an actor.
Mornings at the Didá house are filled with the muted sounds of private tutoring in tambourine or conga drums behind closed doors.
Always with the keen eye, Floral Headpiece noticed the OOP's emblem emeritus, the Gypsy Queen, had been gifted with new running lights for her tambourine.
Michael Culligan, associate principal precussionist for CSO, plays several instruments for the orchestra: bass drums, snare drums, cymbals, tambourines, the glockenspiel and the xylophone.
But there’s a whole pop apparatus around him — a tambourine shaking, a firm beat, happy backup voices — to insist that Weezer’s kind of music is far from extinct.
Band members switched out instruments mid-song, with the swaps from tambourine to flute or electric to acoustic guitar mirroring the disconnect voiced by leader Robin Pecknold.
The students were greeted by teachers and staff cheering and playing tambourines, and other instruments.
The performance was more expansive and fit the high energy music well, the men leaping and spinning with ready exuberance, Ayers offering a smoother, balletic solo before joining their fray, pushed by the thudding drum and tingling tambourine.
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Origin and Etymology of tambourine
First Known Use: 1579See Words from the same year
TAMBOURINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tambourine for English Language Learners
: a small musical instrument that is held in one hand and played by shaking or hitting it with the other hand
TAMBOURINE Defined for Kids
Definition of tambourine for Students
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