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  1. Tambourin(noun)

    a tambourine

  2. Tambourin(noun)

    an old Provencal dance of a lively character, common on the stage


  1. Tambourin

    A tambourin is a piece of music that imitates a drum, usually as a repetitive not-very-melodic figure in the bass. A tambourin itself is a small, two-headed drum of Arabic origin, mentioned as early as the 1080s. It was played together with a small flute. A tambourin, as a dance, hails from Provence. It was accompanied by a pipe and, curiously enough, a tambourine, which is also called a "tambour de Basque." A tambourin as a concert piece is lively and in duple meter. Jean-Philippe Rameau wrote many of them as parts of his operas. The most famous one is his Tambourin in E Minor from his Pièces de Clavecin, originally from his opera Les fêtes d'Hébé.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tambourin in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tambourin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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