Who made the first timpani drum?

Answer The identity of the individual who invented the first timpani drum remains a mystery. Middle Eastern peoples used small drums, called nakers, which were brought to Europe in the thirteenth century,... Read More »

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Who invented the first timpani drum?

Timpani drums have been in existence since the 12th century. These drums evolved from kettledrums and were used in the Middle East. A smaller version of the timpani was brought to Europe by Saracen... Read More »

Who first made the timpani instrument?

While the exact inventor of the timpani is unknown, it is has been historically recorded that Ireland was using these drums in the 12th century. In the 13th century, the Saracens and Crusaders brou... Read More »

Who made the first drum set?

The invention of the modern drum set (or drum kit) is often attributed to William F. Ludwig, Sr., a percussionist who lived in the early 20th century. He is also credited with the invention of the ... Read More »

How is the steel drum made?

The steel drum--or steel pan, as it is also known--was developed on the island of Trinidad around the time of the Second World War while the carnival season in Trinidad was banned by the ruling Bri... Read More »