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A drum was a basic musical instrument found on many inhabited planets across the galaxy, including Earth and other worlds that support civilizations of humanoid lifeforms. Drums could be played either by hand or by using specialized sticks.

History and specifics

When space cafard threatened to strike the Federation starship USS Enterprise in the year 2267, many of the crew wished there was a drum onboard that they could bang on. (TOS novel: Mission to Horatius)

In 2374, Jadzia Dax and Manuele Atoa played Samoan drums during her bachelorette party. (DS9 episode: "You Are Cordially Invited")

Ensign D'Vana Tendi played a set a drums as part of a band aboard the USS Cerritos in 2380. (LD episode: "Temporal Edict")



musical instruments
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