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If you like classical music, feel free to contribute to this wiki. The Classical Music Wiki is intended to be an encyclopedia about everything that has to do with classical music; including but not limited to biographies of musicians, instruments used in classical music, different genres within classical music, and compositions.

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The timpani, or kettledrum, is a percussion instrument commonly employed in classical music. The instrument consists of a skin stretched across a copper bowl, though less expensive models may employ a different material.

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