WHD 26" Professional Orchestral Timpani

£1,024.99 RRP £1,549.99 (including VAT @ 20%)

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  • 26" Remo Drum Heads
  • High Grade Steel Rims
  • High Grade Steel Pedal Mechanism
  • Lightweight Fibreglass Bowls
  • Padded Cover and Mallets included

WHD 26" Professional Orchestral Timpani


A professional standard Timpani or Kettle Drum with tuning mechanism featuring a lightweight fibreglass bowl, high-grade steel components, adjustable legs and a premium Remo USA drum head. This Timpani is perfect for orchestral or band use, and offers a lighter, cheaper alternative to traditional copper bowls, without compromising on sound. Also included is a protective cover and a pair of Timpani mallets.

Product Ref: 25966

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This high quality Timpani has all of the features and components you would expect from a professional standard Timpani, but at a reasonable price. With a high quality steel tuning pedal mechanism, and six tuning markers, as well as a premium quality USA made Remo Weatherking Renaissance Head, this Timpani will provide stable intonation and easy tuning.

The bowl of this Timpani is made from fibreglass, making it far lighter and more portable that the traditional copper bowl instruments, whilst still retaining a quality sound. It also features a high grade steel hoop to ensure that the skin stays tight and in tune, and three adjustable steel legs to ensure a comfortable playing position.

Included with this Timpani is a cover with a reinforced protective top so the Timpani can be stored safely when not in use without damage to the skin. Also included is a pair of high grade Timpani mallets, so it is ready to play straight from the box.

This high quality Timpani is perfect for orchestral or band use, from amateur to professional standard. With premium components, and a fantastic sound, all at a very great price, this Timpani is ideal for the discerning player looking for a quality instrument on a budget.


  • Drum Size: 26"
  • Head: Remo Weatherking Renaissance Series
  • Bowl: Fibreglass
  • Hoop: High-Grade Steel
  • Stand: High-Grade Steel, Fully Adjustable
  • Tuning Markers: F, G, A, B, C, D
  • Warranty: 1 year (upgradeable)

The Latest in Percussion Design, Components and Sound.

WHD is a premium brand of Gear4music.com. Bringing together cutting edge percussion design and premium quality components, WHD instruments have been developed for the percussionist looking to take their sound to the next level. The WHD range includes orchestral percussion, acoustic drum kits, snares and up-to-the-minute electronic drum kits.

Each is constructed using only the finest materials, ranging from specially sourced Birch, Rosewood and American Oak, to super-tough hardened acrylic and quality aluminium. With design features including double braced hardware across the kits and professional REMO heads fitted on all acoustic drums, WHD goes far beyond what is expected from percussion at this price point. Completed by striking visual appeal and stand out tone, WHD are set to establish themselves as the discerning percussionist's choice, whatever style they play.