Does the word «drum» have Turkic roots? Kazakh percussion instruments
The rhythms of percussion instruments are sounds that accompany the human race since ancient time. Once, clapping, an ancient man made the first sound. Then he knocked with stones and sticks. After a while, a variety of percussion instruments were invented.
Today it is a whole group of instruments, without which most musical works of any genre are unlikely to be played. After all, the drums beat the rhythm - the very heart of any music. By the way, the word «drum» most likely has Turkic roots. According to different versions, it could have come from the Tatar «Daraban» or Turkish «Balaban». Where «ban» from ancient Turkic is translated as «sound». The Kazakh people also have long had their own classification of percussion instruments.