Definition of timpanist in English:


(also tympanist)


See timpani

  • ‘During the long introduction of the Finale, the timpanist is required to re-tune his instrument for the key change that follows.’
  • ‘I could have easily been a concert percussionist and made a sweet living being lead timpanist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.’
  • ‘Only serious timpanists with outstanding intonation skills should attempt Batigne's Duplex.’
  • ‘The problem was figuring out what a young timpanist could play for a concerto.’
  • ‘All timpanists carry a wide range of beaters to suit different music and different acoustics.’