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percussion instruments [2]click to hear

Group of instruments that are struck directly with the hands or with sticks, mallets, etc. to produce a sound.
percussion instruments [2] snare drum snare snare strainer tension rod snare head lug

snare drum click to hear

Flat drum consisting of two membranes; stretched across the lower membrane are snares that produce a rattling sound.

snare click to hear

Metal snares that vibrate on the snare head when the batter head is struck, producing a rattling sound.

snare strainer click to hear

Knob that adjusts snare tension and tone.

tension rod click to hear

Device that brings the snare closer to or farther from the snare head.

snare head click to hear

Soundboard over which the snare is stretched.

lug click to hear

Part that secures the metal hoops that stretch the membranes.