The Conventional Steelband
The conventional steelband consists of pans that are suspended from stands, as opposed to the traditional steelband system. Another name for a conventional steelband is a Steel Orchestra.
The pans in a conventional steelband cover the tonal range of the conventional orchestra.
The names of the pans have a relationship to the names of the instruments in a conventional orchestra.
Some of the pans in a conventional steelband are detailed in the pan family.