(also steel pan)
Definition of steel drum in English:
A percussion instrument originating in Trinidad, made out of an oil drum with one end beaten down and divided by grooves into sections to give different notes.
- Another aspect of Carnival in St Lucia is the steel pan, which originated in Trinidad.
- As musical instruments go, the steel pan is a young creature.
- The real key is the pedal steel guitar, clarinet and particularly the chiming steel pan that constitute the focal instruments.
Definition of steel drum in:
- US English dictionary
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