TimpaniThe Kettledrum or Timpani is a type of tune-able drum which is commonly used in classical music. The Kettledrum or Timpani has a membrane stretched over a large hollow metal shell and the tension controlled using screws and/or a pedal. These screws are then tightened or loosened for tuning.
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