Timbales vs Timbalero - What's the difference?

timbales | timbalero |


As nouns the difference between timbales and timbalero

is that timbales is while timbalero is one who plays the timbales.

timbales

Noun

(head)
  • (musical instruments) A pair of tunable single-headed, metal-shelled cylindrical drums, used in Latin American music
  • Anagrams

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    timbalero

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who plays the timbales.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2009, date=April 13, author=A. E. Velez, title=Manny Oquendo, Latin Band Leader and Stylistic Innovator, Dies at 78, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=“The timbales are for providing accompaniment, backup for the group; and a good timbalero must have a strong left hand to play the tumbao and pailas or cascara,” he said, referring to different rhythmic patterns in a measure. }}