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The Majestic Opus One series of orchestral snare drums seamlessly combine classically inspired design elements with a carefully curated assortment of shell sizes, bearing edge refinements and select shell materials to create a family of instruments perfectly suited for orchestral stages, modern percussion ensembles, solo performances, and a variety of audition environments. Born of extensive research of prized heirloom instruments heard regularly in some of the finest symphony halls around the world, these drums faithfully recreate these coveted sound profiles while simultaneously offering the benefit of modern advancements in tuning stability, versatility and dynamic range.

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Shell Types

Cherry Shell

Cherry
MOS1465PB

Combining some of the most desirable qualities of the commonly used tone woods, cherry accentuates projection while maintaining an abundantly warm and round timbre. Applying this material to an orchestral snare drum design featuring a hybrid bearing edge concept provides an instrument capable of delivering unique tonal warmth and dynamic sensitivity.

Cast Iron Shell

Cast Iron
MOS1470CR

Harkening the famed “sewer pipe” drums coveted by top orchestral players, this concept has been modernized to offer range and projection suitable for the most dynamically demanding musical passages. Pairing the formidable 6.35mm Seamless Cast Iron Shell with die-cast hoops, this instrument yields unparalleled focus, extreme sensitivity, and undeniably unique tone.

Brass Shell

Brass
MOS1440BR | MOS1450BR | MOS1465BR

Dating back more than a century, brass has been a preferred snare drum shell material providing extreme clarity and performance in a variety of musical settings. The antique nickel brushed finish over a 1.2mm brass shell exudes understated elegance while facilitating desirable tonality and sensitivity throughout the extremities of dynamic range.

Features

Strainer

OP-01 Strainer
The smooth and silent OP-01 strainer is a simple and classic functional design featuring a laser-engraved knurled vertical fine tuner adjustment.

I Lugs

I Lugs
To achieve a classic and elegant look as well as maximum shell resonance, the Opus One series drums feature the chrome plated "I" lug.

Hybrid Snares

Hybrid Snares
Each model features its own unique set of hybrid or single-type snare cables in order to maximize the sensitivity of the instrument with which they are paired.

Integrated Bridge

Integrated Bridge
The integrated bridge sets the optimal angle allowing the snare cables to establish a true and consistent point of contact with the resonate side head. The result is extreme responsiveness at all dynamic levels and playing areas of the drum.

Claw Hook

Claw Hooks
The revolutionary “Rigid-Cast” claw hook design utilizes an oblong receiver hole enclosed in a diecast housing which prevents cracking, ensures proper tuning alignment, and allows flexible tolerance for both synthetic and natural heads.

Drumdial Optimization

Head Selection and Drumdial™ Optimization
Each model comes with specific head combinations and specific Drumdial tuning suggestions through extensive testing and collaboration with world renowned artists.

Models

MOS1465PB

MOS1465PB
Size 14" x 6.5"
Shell 8-ply 9mm Cherry
Bearing Edge SONIClear (top)
Inner Sharp 45° (bottom)
Finish Piano Black
Hoop Single Flanged (Brass)
Lug Chrome I Lug
Strainer OP-01
Snare Cables ST16-1403 Uncoated Stainless (4) 0.6mm cables & (12) 0.8mm cables
Heads Batter: Remo Diplomat Coated
Snare: Remo Diplomat Hazy

MOS1470CR

MOS1470CR
Size 14" x 6"
Shell Cast Iron (6.5mm)
Bearing Edge Rounded (top)
Inner Sharp 45° (bottom)
Finish Antique Nickel Brushed
Hoop Die Cast (Zinc)
Lug Chrome I Lug
Strainer OP-01
Snare Cables CS16-14 Coated (16) 0.85mm cables
Heads Batter: Remo Ambassador Coated
Snare: Remo Diplomat Hazy

MOS1440BR

MOS1440BR
Size 14" x 4"
Shell Brass (1.2mm)
Bearing Edge Inner Sharp 45°
Finish Antique Nickel Brushed
Hoop Single Flanged (Brass)
Lug Chrome I Lug
Strainer OP-01
Snare Cables ST16-1401 Uncoated Stainless (5) 0.6mm cables & (11) 0.8mm cables
Heads Batter: Evans Orchestra Staccato
Snare: Evans 200

MOS14650BR

MOS1450BR
Size 14" x 5"
Shell Brass (1.2mm)
Bearing Edge Inner Sharp 45°
Finish Antique Nickel Brushed
Hoop Single Flanged (Brass)
Lug Chrome I Lug
Strainer OP-01
Snare Cables ST16-1402 Uncoated Stainless (6) 0.6mm cables & (10) 0.8mm cables
Heads Batter: Evans Orchestra Staccato
Snare: Evans 200

MOS1465BR

MOS1465BR
Size 14" x 6.5"
Shell Brass (1.2mm)
Bearing Edge Inner Sharp 45°
Finish Antique Nickel Brushed
Hoop Single Flanged (Brass)
Lug Chrome I Lug
Strainer OP-01
Snare Cables ST16-1403 Uncoated Stainless (4) 0.6mm cables & (12) 0.8mm cables
Heads Batter: Remo Diplomat Coated
Snare: Remo Diplomat Hazy