When symphonies are performed at their most glorious levels, it is not without the sweat of rehearsal, week in and week out. Likewise, the new Grand Symphonic timpani series reflects, in practice, the evolution of design.
The flagship of the Ludwig Timpani line, the Grand Symphonic series timpani provide the ultimate in sounds, projection and tone.
Ludwig's patented Balanced Action tuning pedal is widely imitated, yet never matched.
Rolled-lip copper kettle specially designed to hang within the suspension ring like a bell. This achieves the most overtone-free pitches ever to sound from a timpani.
In Ringer fashion, these kettles are hand-hammered one at a time.
The reliable and fully adjustable Professional Series pedal activated tuning gauge
Sturdy pull rods are built within the struts for safety
Friction blocks sit astride the main horizontal pull rod, supporting the balanced action on both ends of the range.
Tuning capabilities of a major seventh on each drum.
Also includes fiber head protectors and shallow drop covers. One pair of timpani mallets and tuning key come standard with and set of 2, 4, or 5 timpani.
Drums come standard with Ludwig Weather Master Smooth White timpani heads.
*Sets listed only. Individual drums available by request. Individual sizes include, 20”, 23”, 26”, 29” and 32” drums.