The Structure of the Timpani
Learning about the names of the timpani's parts

Names of the parts of the timpani

The entire display
  • Head/skin
  • hoop/metal hoop
  • suspension ring
  • tuning rod
  • tuning indicator
  • kettle
  • frame
  • tuning pedal
  • base
  • caster

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