I will bet you that all the people playing those instruments are glad they aren't only allowed a couple of notes to create their music.Re: technology....
List say ten other instruments....
Organ (ala B3)
What techno advances do we see there...and yet exciting, relevant music is being produced every day on every one of them-and many, many, others.
An instrument is a voice a musician uses to communicate....
Be thankful there are no rules to interfere with the expression of "your" voice-no toms or ten toms.