The snare drum and other percussion instruments such
as cymbals, bells, and other drums don't have strings, or a mouth piece
to blow into. The percussion family is hit or struck either by the
hand or a stick. The stick has a special name called a drum stick.
A drum stick is something that looks like a stick person without the legs
or arms. The drums stick is used to make the beating sound out of
a drum. The snare drum is used to keep the beet or to have special rolls
before the beginning of a piece.