Snare drum

Johann Georg Höffer

Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj- Ormož

Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj- Ormož
Ptuj, Slovenia

Snare drum
Johann Georg Höffer, Vienna, 1759
beech, hide, rope, iron
Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum, GL 40 S


  • Title: Snare drum
  • Creator: Johann Georg Höffer
  • Location Created: Ptuj castle, Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum
  • Physical Dimensions: h43 cm
  • Long Description: "In the second half of the 18th century, military bands of the Habsburg monarchy usually includded two oboes, two clarinets, two horns, a trumpet, two bassons (in some places was also included a bass horn, the bass instrument, that has characteristics of basson and horn), a bass drum and a parade (snare) drum." (dr. Darja Koter)
  • Provenance: Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj Ormož/Regional Museum Ptuj Ormož
  • Type: musical instrument

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