"I mustn't look at the new moon through a knot hole and I must beware of the flute and the snare drum," said Mr. Biggs.
In this edifying composition, also, snare drum sticks are used on the kettle drums.
Then the curtain went down with a grand flourish to a long roll from the snare drum.
"Wait until I learn to play the flute and the snare drum," Harry threatened.
You see, as a boy, the one big ambition in my life was to play the snare drum.
Full and fair he leaped out toward the swinging bar of the big trapeze, the snare drum throbbing out as he jumped.
A trombone blatted—there was the staccato tuck of a snare drum, and the boom of a bass drum came in with isochronal beats.
A shallow cylindrical drum, with wires or pieces of catgut (snares) stretched across the bottom skin to give a sharp, rattling sound when the top skin is struck. Snare drums are used in orchestras and in nearly all kinds of bands.