VIC FIRTH PRESENTS:
PERCUSSION 101: GLOCKENSPIEL / BELLS
   — Video 7: Instrument Characteristics and Mallet Selection



MALLET SELECTION GUIDE:

The following is a selection of mallets that will provide the student will an expanded variety of sounds on the 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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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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Orchestral Series Keyboard
Round brass head creates a bright sound.
Head = 5/8" | L = 14 1/8"
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Stick Bag
Holds 24 pairs of sticks and mallets and contains two small accessory pockets. Four outside pockets include one large enough for sheet music. Also features detachable‚ padded shoulder straps and elastic fasteners with retractable clips for secure suspension from the floor tom. Water resistant leather-like vinyl with double stitching throughout. A heavy duty zipper holds it all together!
H = 19" | W (when open) = 23"
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