Translation of "percussion" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /pəˈkʌʃ·ən/ us /pərˈkʌʃ·ən/

musical instruments that make a sound when you hit them with a stick or your hand

(instrumentos de) percusión
Drums, tambourines, and cymbals are percussion instruments.

(Translation of “percussion” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /pəˈkaʃən/

(music ) (in an orchestra, the group of people who play) musical instruments in which the sound is produced by striking them eg drums, cymbals etc

He plays (the) percussion in the orchestra
(also adjective) a percussion instrument.

the striking of one hard object against another

A gun is fired by means of percussion.
percussionist noun

(music ) a person who plays percussion instruments in an orchestra etc.


(Translation of “percussion” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)