How to use Drum-roll in a sentence

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  • The Rhine-daughters' exultant cry of " Rhine-gold " is there tortured in an extremely remote modulation at the end of a very sinister transformation of the theme; and the orchestration, with its lurid but smothered brass instruments, its penetrating low reed tones and its weird drum-roll beaten on a suspended cymbal, is more awe-inspiring than anything dreamed of by the cleverest of those composers who do not create intellectual causes for their effects.

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  • Listen to the opening drum roll on the first Small Faces album.

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  • It wasn't until 1941, however, that the drum-roll phrase "The envelope please" came into traditional use.

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