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Oklahoma State Percussive Instrument

Bass drum made from wood, rope, and cowskin (public domain image on Wikipedia).

Official State Percussive Instrument of Oklahoma

Oklahoma designated the drum as the official state percussive musical instrument in 1993. The fiddle is also a musical symbol of Oklahama. All Dance & Music Symbols

According to Oklahoma Historical Society; "Drums are a vital part of many types of music in Oklahoma, ranging from Native American ceremonial rhythms to country, folk, jazz, and rock music."