The Basic Principles of the Modern Concert Snare Drum Roll

The Modern Concert Snare Drum Roll revolves around three basic principles:

  1. The arm creates the downward motion of the stick.
  2. The wrist stabilizes and acts as a transfer of energy between the arm and the hand.
  3. The fingers control the stick and the number of bounces.

The Basic Principles of the Modern Concert Snare Drum Roll
This video is an overview of how the snare drum roll is produced. The philosophy of why modern players use this technique is discussed as well as the role of different muscle groups of the body. This is a broad view of the content in The Modern Concert Snare Drum Roll.

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