I would have a ball. I think all of us would get quite creative.
Some of the serious students on the forum here must have had some opportunity to play them. Learning how to tune them must be an art form in itself.
Sure you do Porky, just takes a little time to acquaint yourself with the style and methods. I used to feel the same way about jazz, then orchestral. Maybe timpani will be my next awakening...not there yet.