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Snare drum

Snare drum

The snare drum or side drum is a well known percussion instrument that is popular for a variety of uses. Some of these uses include orchestras, concert bands, marching bands, parades, drumlines, drum corps, and more. It originated from the Tabor drum, which was originally used to accompany the flute. Since then, it has evolved into more modern versions including the kit snare, marching snare, or even the piccolo snare. Each type presents a different dimension and style to this art. The snare drum that someone might see in a concert is typically used with a backbeat style to create rhythm. In marching bands it can do the same technique but it is mostly used for a front beat. In comparis ... more on Wikipedia

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