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Dictionary of Common Foreign Percussion Terms

English Italian French German Mnemonic Devices *Antique Cymbals Crotali *Crotales Antiken Zimbeln Anvil Incudine Enclume Amboss *Bass Drum *Gran Cassa *Gross Caisse *Grosse Trommel Remember that “gross” means “big” *Chimes (tubular bells) Campane (Campanelle) *Cloches *Glocken “Cloches” rhymes with “roaches” … Continue reading

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