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  • n  a person who plays the kettledrums

  • The tympanist does sleight of hand.
  • The smoothest pate in the orchestra belongs to Alfred Friese, oldtime tympanist of the New York Philharmonic, whose pupil, young black-mopped Saul Goodman, now stands behind .
  • His favorite Hollywood story: "Only a tympanist was present for all four rehearsals before an important concert.

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