Definitions

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  • noun music, countable a percussion instrument made from a steel drum, originally from Trinidad
  • noun music, uncountable A style of music incorporating steelpans.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Mr. Parsons joins forces with fellow Virgin Islander Victor Provost on the highly melodic steelpan, and Senegalese percussionist Alioune Faye, while Mr. Blake draws on the same island-style saxophone tradition that inspired Sonny Rollins .

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  • In the late 80's a group of young, innovative, progressive, talented and rebellious steelpan musicians known as Pan Rebels left their mark on New York pan as no other has.

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  • Always open to suggestions for improvement, Moore has held discussions with various steelpan organisations with regard to the proper handling and protection of the steelpan instruments during transportation.

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  • Moore's steelpan cases have been presented to high profile people like US president Barack Obama, former US president Bill Clinton, The Duke of Edinburgh - during their visits to Trinidad and Tobago.

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  • With its wealth of Tobago - It was somewhere between the shark sandwich for lunch the first day and the rin-tin-tam of the steelpan University fraternity house.

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  • Described as "a total exposé of the total" hand by tent director, Peter Roy Byer, those gathered as Oistins sampled performances in the areas of social commentary, party music, and steelpan.

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  • Always open to suggestions for improvement, Moore has held discussions with various steelpan organisations with regard to the proper handling and protection of the steelpan instruments during transportation.

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  • A strong advocate for original steelpan compositions, Teague has commissioned a number of significant composers to write for the instrument, including Michael Colgrass and Ben Wahlund.

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  • Moore's steelpan cases have been presented to high profile people like US president Barack Obama, former US president Bill Clinton, The Duke of Edinburgh - during their visits to Trinidad and Tobago.

    TrinidadExpress Today's News

  • They don't get growing until the Tobago - It was somewhere between the shark sandwich for lunch the first day and the rin-tin-tam of the steelpan

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