VIC FIRTH PRESENTS:
PERCUSSION 101: VIBRAPHONE
   — Video 8: Instrument Characteristics, Dampening Techniques 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 vibraphone:

Multi-Application Keyboard
Hard yarn cord mallet provides maximum projection and clarity. Weighted rubber core; rattan shafts.
L = 16"
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Multi-Application Keyboard
Medium cord vibe mallet provides full tone without a lot of attack. Weighted rubber core; rattan shafts.
L = 16"
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Signature Vibraphone - Terry Gibbs
Medium hard vibe or marimba. Rattan handles.
L = 15 1/4"
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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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