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timbrel:

see tambourinetambourine
, musical instrument of the percussion family, having a narrow circular frame and a single parchment drumhead, with metal plates or jingles set in the frame. The ancient Romans used it, and in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance it was used by traveling musicians and
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The Bible says that in ancient Israel "Miriam, the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and dancing." They are still played throughout the Middle East ...
- sorry, timbrels - although nobody does, but because they approached their national TV debut with all the joy of someone having their head amputated.
In collaboration with two structural engineers (John Ochsendorf of MIT and Michael Ramage of Cambridge) Rich devised a timbrel vaulting system consisting of three vault types.
Consider now the pair "beeugavi vetupi" (with my pipe and my timbrel).
And Miriam the prophetess, Aaron's sister, took the timbrel in her hand, and all the women went out after her with timbrels and dances.
A rise in the Intracellular calcium ion level is potentially dangerous to the cell since increase in cytosolic calcium ion concentration could trigger off a cascade of events leading to both necrotic and apoptotic cell death via caspase-mediated activation of endonucleases, proteases and phospholipases (Klaassen, 2001; Timbrel, 2002; Boelsterli, 2003).
Praise Him with the timbrel and dance, praise Him with stringed instruments and the pipe....
The Old Testament speaks of bells,cymbals and timbrel (percussion); psaltery, sack but and dulcimer (strings); pipes,flute and horn (wind).
There are some misspellings of musical terms--"timbrel" for "timbral," "covables" for "vocables"--that should have been caught in proofreading.
Below, the open space, through every nook Of the wide area, twinkles, is alive With heads; the midway region, and above, Is thronged with staring pictures and huge scrolls, Dumb proclamations of the Prodigies; With chattering monkeys dangling from their poles, And children whirling in their roundabouts, With those that stretch the neck and strain the eyes, And crack the voice in rivalship, the crowd Inviting; with buffoons against buffoons Grimacing, writhing, screaming,--him who grinds The hurdy-gurdy, at the fiddle weaves, Rattles the salt-box, thumps the kettle-drum, And him who at the trumpet puffs his cheeks, The silver-collared Negro with his timbrel, Equestrians, tumblers, women, girls, and boys, Blue-breeched, pink-vested, with high-towering plumes.
* I like it, but I wish they'd scored it for cymbals, timbrel and harp.
The product of traditional musicological and analytical research, however, has posited power and coherence in "the notes" (importantly, not the "sounds," the timbrel material), as revealed in structural and historical analysis.