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Snare Drums

A snare drum or side drum is a percussion instrument that produces a sharp staccato sound when the head is struck with a drum stick, due to the use of a series of stiff wires held under tension against the lower skin. Snare drums are often used in orchestras, concert bands, marching bands, parades, drumlines, drum corps, and more. It is one of the central pieces in a drum set, a collection of percussion instruments designed to be played by a seated drummer and used in many genres of music. 

Snare drums are usually played with drum sticks, but other beaters such as the brush or the rute can be used to achieve different tones. The snare drum is a versatile and expressive percussion instrument due to its sensitivity and responsiveness. The sensitivity of the snare drum allows it to respond audibly to the softest strokes, even with a wire brush; as well, it can be used for complex rhythmic patterns and engaging solos at moderate volumes. Its high dynamic range allows the player to produce powerful accents with vigorous strokes and a thundering crack (120+ dB) when rimshot strokes are used.
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Dixon 14"X5.5" Classic Chrome Stripe Snare Drum Maple/Mahogany
Regular Price: $289.99
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Gretsch 6.5x14" Hammered Steel Snare Drum
Regular Price: $699.99
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Peace 3.5x14 Chrome Snare Drum #SD105
Regular Price: $159.00
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Pearl Limited 14 x 5.5 Birch Snare Drum
Regular Price: $332.00
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Pearl Sensitone Snare Drum-14x5.5-Steel #SS1455SC
Regular Price: $250.00
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