The History of Drums

Timeline created by josuejir
In History
  • Jan 1st, 1000

    Tiako 300 BC

    Tiako 300 BC
    The Tiako drum is from japan it was introduced by the koreans, This drum was made sometime around 300 BC
  • Jan 4th, 1000

    First Drum 6000 B.C.

    First Drum 6000 B.C.
    The first drums found was in Mesospotamia. The drum was made of clay and it was shaped like a square.
  • Dec 19th, 1000

    Cymbals 1100 BC

    Cymbals 1100 BC
    The cymbals were originally made in Turkey and China. The Cymbals were also used in early culture such as in Israel and Egypt.
  • Jan 1st, 1300

    Snare Drum

    Snare Drum
    The first snare drum was made in medieval Europe. It was also know as the Tabor.
  • Jan 1st, 1400

    First Bass Drum

    First Bass Drum
    14th century in Europe the first bass drum was made. It was know in the west as the Turkish Drum.
  • Dec 19th, 1400

    Timpani

    Timpani
    It was braught to Europe in the 1400s. However the timpani was no used in Orchestras until the 1600s. The timpani is made up of several drums. The timpani is different than other drums because it has a definete pitch.
  • Feb 1st, 1500

    Snare Drum

    Snare Drum
    The snare drum was modify and use for war by the Turks.
  • Bongo drum

    Bongo drum
    The bongo drum comes from cuba. The word bongo means twin drum. This drum can be traced back to Africa.
  • The first Drum Kit

    The first Drum Kit
    The first drum kit was put together around the 1930s. It was made popular by ben Ducan.
  • Electric Drum Set

    Electric Drum Set
    Karl Bartos invented the first electric drum. It was not nearly as good as the electric drum that we have today. The sound produced by this first drum was not great.
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    The History of Drums

    The date the drums were found.