tympani, tympanist

tym·​pa·​ni

less common spellings of timpani, timpanist

: a set of two or more kettledrums played by one performer in an orchestra or band

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“Tympani.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tympani. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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tympani

variant of timpani

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