Yamaha Brass Nouveau SD-4455Item ID: SD4455
14"x5.5" Brass-shell Snare Drum with Quick-release Nouveau Lugs, Detachable Snare Strainer, and 2.3mm Dyna Hoops
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This Yamaha Snare Drum Cuts Through!For the Brass Nouveau SD-4455 snare drum, Yamaha applied a new metal shell manufacturing process to an all-new brass shell to create a drum that cuts through with a well-balanced tone. Yamaha has more than 100 years of experience making acoustic instruments, and the SD-4455 snare drum reflects the quality and musicality that's found in all Yamaha drums.
Yamaha Brass Nouveau SD-4455 Snare Drum at a Glance:
Brass shell cuts through loud music
Brass snare drums cut through loud music but still maintain a good balance of brightness and warmth that work well in most musical situations. The 14" x 5.5" SD-4455 follows a classic beaded design that provides structural strength and optimum tone. Rim shots and cross stick sounds have remarkably bright attacks.
Quick-release Nouveau lugs allow shell to vibrate
The SD-4455 features Yamaha's quick-release, low-contact Nouveau lugs. These allow the shell to vibrate for a more resonant drum and a wide dynamic range. The lugs allow much quicker head changes because the tension rods don't have to be removed to take the hoop off.
Detachable snare strainer makes changing bottom head easy
The SD-4455's detachable strainer and butt allow you to remove the snare wires for snare side head changes and re-attach them quickly with a single drum key screw. A tension indicator allows you to easily adjust your snares to the same tension when changing snare wires. A precision 1.8mm snare bed allows maximum projection without choking the drum.
2.3mm triple flanged Dyna Hoop allows precise tuning
Yamaha's 2.3mm thick triple flange Dyna Hoops are strong, giving you precise tuning, yet they allow the drum to open up.
Yamaha Brass Nouveau SD-4455 Snare Drum Features:
Make a real statement with the Yamaha Brass Nouveau SD-4455 snare drum!
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Reviewsbased on 1 review
My favorite snare!
by Timothy from Dayton, OHWe needed a second snare at church as a back up in case of head breakage (it's happened on a Sunday morning, and I just happened to have one of my snares with me). After checking out several options, ... read more [+]I found a used one of these that brought it into our budget. It quickly became the standard snare. It's been tuned up and down, and it sounds fantastic through the range. Definitely has the pop from the brass that helps it cut through, but without being earsplitting.
September 14, 2012
Music Background: Church musician, several bands, 14 years of drumming
For the first time since we've had it, the Nouveau technology had a con- the quick change snare release worked it's way loose. Can't blame it, though- it held for probably a year and a half, and then was a quick fix once the song was done.
Overall a versatile instrument that's a pleasure to play! close [-]
Rick, Gloucester, MA