Who invented the snare drum?

Answer The snare drum dates back to the Middle Ages, roughly 1300 A.D. While there is no definitively known creator of the instrument, it is believed to have been used in Europe during this time. In its o... Read More »

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How to Tune a Snare Drum?

Snare drums are not the easiest thing to tune. If you need to know how to get rid of a rasp, or how to increase or decrease tension, then this is for you.

Who made the snare drum?

The snare drum has been in use since fourteenth-century Europe. While determining a specific group or individual who created the drum has not been done, the Tabor (an early predecessor of the snare... Read More »

How to Play the Snare Drum?

The snare drum is one of the most widely utilized percussion instruments in Western music. Snare drums feature centrally in both orchestral and marching percussion scores; this drum is also the cor... Read More »