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- It therefore follows the example of Stravinsky's Concerto for Piano in being scored for an accompanying wind ensemble plus double bass and timpani rather than orchestra.
- Maximum flexibility also allows space for drama; different sized musical instruments such as handbells, pianos, drum sets, bongos and tympani; choirs and singing groups of various sizes; or for nonworship purposes.
- An interlude of steel drum, tympani, and bongo injected a decidedly powerful tribal element to the experience.
- Concertos for the timpani or kettledrums, the big boys of the orchestra, are certainly unusual but not entirely neglected.
- After school I went to orchestra and did the timpani in both the Radetzky march, and the three Greig pieces.
- Orchestras have been told to tame the timpani and cap their crescendos to protect the hearing of musicians and classical music lovers.
- The orchestra follows with a suggestion of the Dies Irae in the tympani as the music reaches a climax that is followed by the quiet, concluding statement of the solo violin.
- Each man was surrounded by an absolute armada of percussion: Bongos, congas, sambas and tom toms; high-hats, kettles, timpani and snares.
- You can tell without hesitation the concerto starting with a timpani roll leading to striking piano chords.
- There is some lovely playing, particularly from the woodwinds, but the horns, timpani and bass line are too recessed to have the necessary impact.
- The bass is much deeper and richer, the timpani have been brought forth from the orchestral fabric, and the whole thing now has a presence, a pulse that it lacked before.
- Not knowing which of them wrote what, I can only report that the pit contained two cellos, one double-bass, solo woodwind, brass and timpani.
- Sure, it had a fine array of percussion - timpani, snare drum, bass drum, gong, glockenspiel - but they were just there for effect.
- Along with the chorus, there are four pianos, tympani, and a fascinating assortment of percussion instruments - xylophone, crotales, bell, snare drum, side drum, bass drum, tambourine, cymbals and triangle.
- The concerto for 2 trumpets and timpani impresses me the most of the works on the program.
- And so, when he uses the timpani in the Third Symphony, he does so in a judicious manner so that the ‘stressing of focal pitch classes’ is communicated in as comprehensive and explicit way possible.
- As another commentator has noted, only Jason Pierce could produce an album with 11 brass and string musicians, timpani, a dulcimer and sleigh bells, and call it back to basics.
- But drums played little part in concerted music until the introduction of timpani into the orchestra in the second half of the 17th century.
- Where the hell are the timpani in the Philadelphia Orchestra?
- The sound is still aggressive, but it's more orchestrated, so the other two musicians just play timpani and a couple songs with just drums and guitar, respectively.
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