Then he got a bass drum which Curtis learned to play, and a very warlike sound often went up from the peaceful old homestead.
The colonel called out, "What's the matter with the bass drum?"
Each time he did this, a cloud of dust arose, and a sound like the tap of a bass drum broke the stillness.
The man who plays the bass drum should have no difficulty in beating his way.
He thought it, at first, the beating of his fevered blood in his ears; next, the distant tapping of a bass drum.
Others have a low pitch as the notes of a bass drum or the sound of thunder.
The crash inside the bass drum found a deafening echo in a blare of exploding horns and cornets.
The bass drum was particularly distinguished in the accompaniment.
The exception I take to it is the persistent employment of the cymbals with the bass drum.
When he spoke at last, his voice was way down deep like a bass drum.
The large drum with a cylindrical shape that gives the strong beat in brass bands.