ISSUES IN THE EVOLUTION OF TRINIDADIAN STEELBANDS
An academic publication written by Erin Ryan in May 1994. In this text, she touches on the inception, growth, journey and transformation of the Steelpan and the Steelband Movement, mentioning the hindrances and ramifications associated with progress. She also mentions the factors and circumstances that contributed to the instrument’s current prominence, providing a soothing and thought-provoking contrast of information.
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