Recent Examples of snare drum from the Web
Taylor Swift's latest album, Reputation, may boast its share of synthetic bass and snare drums, but behind the scenes, the pop star's aesthetic is decidedly stripped down.
So many things go into tweaking the snare drum and making sure the bass drum is hitting the right way and that the hi-hat is in the right pocket and getting the right swing.
In high school, Paula was active in the band, playing the snare drum in the marching band and the marimba in the concert band.
The post-grunge song opens with Matt Roberts’s electric guitar playing alone for four measures before Brad Arnold begins playing a martial beat on the snare drum.
The graveyard swelled with mourners and blaring serenades for the dead — the sounds of snare drums, saxophones and sobbing.
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SNARE DRUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of snare drum for English Language Learners
: a drum of a medium size that is played with special sticks (called drumsticks)
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