Snare drum

Untuned percussion.  This drum can be played with sticks or brushes.  The snares are a set of metal wires stretched across the bottom skin of the drum.  The snares can be on giving a ‘rattly’ sound, or off, giving a ‘dry’ sound.

Example of a snare drum with the snares on.

Example of a snare drum played with brushes.


Back to National 4 Music