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Old 01-26-2009, 06:38 AM
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Default Re: Pronounciation problems

Also, most people don't know that timpani is the plural form of timpano, which you pronounce with an emphasis on the second syllable, which is an "ah" sound like cat or bat...

tim-PA-no = one kettle drum
TIM-puh-nee = more than one kettle drum
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