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USAFE Band timpanist.jpg
A timpanist at wirk
Percussion instrument
Ither namesKettle drums, Timps, Pauken
Hornbostel–Sachs classification211.11-922
(Struck membranophone wi membrane lapped on bi a rim)
Developed12t century frae the Arabic naker
Playin range

Range timpani.png

Ranges o individual sizes[1] Timpani Range Individual.JPG
Relatit instruments

Timpani, or kettledrums, are muisical instruments in the percussion faimily.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Samuel Z. Solomon, "How to Write for Percussion", pg. 65-66. Published by the author, 2002. ISBN 0-9744721-0-7