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Learn to Play the Snare Drum
The snare drum is one of the most widely utilized percussion instruments in Western music. Snare drums are featured in both orchestral and marching percussion scores and this drum is also the cornerstone of the modern drum set. Learning how to play the snare drum is often the first step a budding percussionist will take. To learn the snare drum, practice basic techniques and rolls and then focus on keeping time.