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Steel drum (Musical instrument)

LC control 94002502
LC classificationML1038.S74 History
MT725.S7 Instruction
Topical headingSteel drum (Musical instrument)
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Variant(s)Bass pan (Musical instrument)
Pan, Steel (Musical instrument)
Soprano pan (Musical instrument)
Steel pan (Musical instrument)
Tenor pan (Musical instrument)
See alsoPercussion instruments
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Found inWork cat.: 93218641: Kronman, U. Steel pan tuning, 1992, c1991.
New Grove dict. of musical instruments (Steel drum; Tambour d'acier (Fr.); Trinidad-Gongtrommel (Ger.); Tambour d'acciaio (It.); a tuned idiophone usually made from an oil drum; developed in Trinidad in the 1930s and 1940s; played in a steel band. Under steel band: an ensemble of tuned percussion instruments made from pans or oildrums)