VIC FIRTH PRESENTS:
PERCUSSION 101: Keyboard Percussion Instruments
   — Video 4: Sticking Considerations



MALLET SELECTION GUIDE:

The following is a selection of mallets that will provide the student with a perfect general purpose implement for each of the keyboard percussion instruments:

XYLOPHONE
Orchestral Series Keyboard
Medium poly. Light and clear for xylophone and bells A great choice for "rags".
Head = 1 1/8" | L = 14 1/4"
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BELLS
Orchestral Series Keyboard
Very hard phenolic. Small head for brilliant and pointed sounds.
Head = 7/8" | L = 14 1/4"
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VIBRAPHONE
Multi-Application Keyboard
Hard yarn cord mallet provides maximum projection and clarity. Weighted rubber core; rattan shafts.
L = 16"
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MARIMBA
Virtuoso Series Keyboard
Medium. The most versatile mallet of the series. An all-purpose marimba mallet.
L = 17"
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CHIMES
Soundpower® Chime Hammer
For brilliant chime sounds
Head = 1 5/8"
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