"...the invention and early development of the steel pan was not the outcome of a stroke of genius of a single individual, but the product of socially outcast communities groping for self-expression...."
Last Updated on 29. July 2021 In the first years the Hang is labeled (by everyone, first of all by PANArt themselves) as a new „musical instrument“. There are countless sources, articles, publications by PANArt, and patents by PANArt, etc. The term “musical instrument stays with PANArt also in later years – till nowadays. … Continue reading "Hang labeled as “musical instrument”"
„Production of a steel pan instrument comprises deep drawing a section of a steel sheet forming a sheet membrane with a bulge, hardening the sheet membrane and joining the sheet membrane with a cylindrical or quasi-cylindrical casing“.
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