Octoban Toms – also known as tube toms and quarter toms, are toms-toms originally grouped in melodically-tuned sets of eight, hence the reference to an octave. The different lengths of the cylinders are what give each drum its distinct tone. Modern octobans are usually used in sets of two or four, and can either be played on a stand for concerts or with a harness for marching.

(Performed with cymbals)  
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