Definition of Percussion section

1. Noun. The section of a band or orchestra that plays percussion instruments.

Exact synonyms: Percussion, Rhythm Section
Generic synonyms: Section
Derivative terms: Percussionist



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Percussion Section

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Literary usage of Percussion section

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. In Music Land: A Handbook for Young People by George Putnam Upton (1913)
"The percussion section includes tympani (or kettle-drums), ... As I have just said, the percussion section is called the "battery" and it is very well named ..."

2. The Elementary School Curriculum by Frederick Gordon Bonser (1920)
"ments — the string section, the wind section, and the percussion section — with the chief examples of each, the characteristics of its qualities, ..."

3. The Elementary School Curriculum by Frederick Gordon Bonser (1921)
"mcnts — the string section, the wind section, and the percussion section — with the chief examples of each, the characteristics of its qualities, ..."

4. A Systematic Treatise, Historical, Etiological, and Practical, on the by Daniel Drake (1854)
"... despondency which might mislead us in our diagnosis, but for the instructive lessons of auscultation and percussion. SECTION III. TREATMENT OF PHTHISIS. ..."

5. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"... custom to march in to a roulade of her own drumming which aroused the admiration, not only of the gods, but of the percussion section of the orchestra. ..."

6. Nonfiction Reading Practice, Grade 6 by Ellen Linnihan (2003)
"The pit is the stationary percussion section that makes up the front line. (D The bugle corps is made up of three sections: brass, percussion, ..."

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