The Innovative OS1 Med Soft Xylophone Mallet displays medium soft attack and is excellent for ragtime or small chamber performance on xylophone. Designed in conjunction with Chris Deviney of the Philadelphia Orchestra with the orchestral player in mind. Repertoire Usage: Bartok – "Music for Strings, Percussion, & Celesta (mvt. 3)" Shostakovich – Polka from "Golden Age Ballet" Features: Medium Soft Xylophone Mallet Rattan handles extremely durable 1 1/8" Head Diameter - Dark Green Concert Hall Tested Wide Variety of Timbres
Vic Firth M14 Keyboard Mallets from the Vic Firth American Custom Keyboard Mallets Series are intended for xylophone. They feature a 1.125" soft poly ball on a birch shaft for rigidity and consistency. Length=16"
These mallets are designed by James Ross, percussionist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.The IP902 mallets are: -Medium Soft -Xylophone/Glockenspiel Mallets -Rattan handles extremely durable -Red mallet head -Concert Hall Tested
These high quality Innovative mallets are designed by James Ross, percussionist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Features: Soft Sound Xylophone/Glockenspiel Mallet Rattan handles extremely durable Tan Mallet head Concert Hall Tested
Mike Balter makes a variety of top quality unwound mallets for keyboard use. Because of the various hardnesses the use will vary according to the instrument being played. The two handles we feature are Birch and Rattan. Birch is light weight, very strong and durable. Because of the lack of flex, Marimba players often choose this type of shaft, The Rattan is very flexible and has a bend to it. Vibe players especially recommend this handle and they are the top More Info »
Each Vic Firth Signature Series model was conceived through extensive discussion and research with the finest keyboard percussionists from a variety of musical styles. The designs are a reflection of their musical requirements in terms of balance, feel, hardness and tone color. Signature Vibraphone - Victor Mendoza Medium-Hard cord wound mushroom heads produce a brilliant sound on vibraphone. With rattan handles. L = 15 1/2" Signature Vibraphone - Gary Burton Yarn wound heads and rattan handles accommodate Gary's requirements on More Info »
Vic Firth M5 Keyboard Mallets from the Vic Firth American Custom Keyboard Mallets Series feature a medium rubber head. Intended for practice on marimba‚ xylophone and vibraphone. Birch shaft for rigidity and consistency. Length=16"
The Balter Basics Mallet Series is designed to provide the student and band program with an economically developed solution for obtaining mallets. With exceptional quality at an affordable price, this color-coded series has a model for every percussion situation. Balter Basics come with moderately thicker birch handles for more control and durability.
For more projection than the normal rounded mallet head, we recommend the Mike Balter Mushroom Head mallet. The head design provides a smooth tone yet great attack when you need it. There are two models for Marimba : Yarn, and two for Vibes :Cord wound. They are either Medium Hard or Medium Soft. The Yarn covered are available in Birch or Rattan handles. For the Cord we recommend Rattan.
The Ensemble Series is a graduated series that is designed to be used in a variety of indoor/outdoor ensembles. The ability to duplicate sound and texture in any range of the instrument makes these mallets ideal for marimba choirs. Rattan shafts provide full resonance, flexibility and incredible response for the player. All rattan shafts are hand matched for identical size and weight. Ensemble Series ES1R ProMark ES1R mallets feature a round rubber core with a thick layer of laytex that More Info »
These mallets are designed for Bell usage. The two types of heads are Aluminum and Brass. They project well and are used when a bright sound is required. The Brass are Hard mallets and the Aluminum, Medium Hard. Both have 5/8" heads. They are available with Birch or Rattan handles.
The Dame Evelyn Glennie series, designed by Grammy Award-winning, internationally respected solo percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie, O.B.E., is to be used on both marimba or vibraphone. The graduated set features soft, medium and hard mallets. Dame Evelyn Glennie Series EG1 ProMark EG1 keyboard mallets are cotton-cord wrapped for pronounced attack and articulation. The EG1 has a softer articulation for increased tonal response, which is well suited for legato chordal passages. Each mallet features an unfinished birch handle for More Info »
Orchestral Xylo/Glock In 1980, Grover was one of the very first companies to pioneer the use of poly plastics in mallet construction. Grover's Orchestral XYLO/GLOCK models feature unbreakable polymer heads which are specifically weighted to bring out enhanced fundamental tones from xylophones and glockenspiels. Each model features high quality 14″ rattan handles, matched for diameter and flex. 1″ hard PVC ball - M1 Xylo: Articulate Glock: Full Spectrum 1 1/8″ hard PVC ball - M2 Xylo: Full / Cutting Glock: More Info »
This orchestral xylophone/glock mallet has been designed in conjunction with Chris Deviney of the Philadelphia Orchestra with the orchestral player in mind. The OS4 is: -Full,Forte Sounding Glock-Xylo Mallet -1 1/8" Head Diameter- White -Rattan Shaft Description: Impressive full forte sound on xylophone as well as glockenspiel. Lighter mass prevents bars from “hopping” than with other mallets. Repertoire Usage: Bartok – “Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta (mvt. 4)” Respighi – “Pines of Rome” Copland – “Appalachian Spring”
Vic Firth M10 Keyboard Mallets from the Vic Firth American Custom Keyboard Mallets Series feature a very hard 3-ply nylon yarn round head. Intended for aggressive playing on vibraphone and marimba. Birch shaft for rigidity and consistency. Length=16"
Vic Firth M7 Keyboard Mallets from the Vic Firth American Custom Keyboard Mallets Series feature a 1.125″ hard phenolic ball head. Intended for aggressive playing on bells and xylophone. Birch shaft for rigidity and consistency. Length=16"
Vic Firth M3 Keyboard Mallets from the Vic Firth American Custom Keyboard Mallets Series feature a 3-ply nylon yarn medium mushroom head for all-around playing on vibraphone and marimba. Birch shaft for rigidity and consistency. Length=16"
Vic Firth M1 Keyboard Mallets from the Vic Firth American Custom Keyboard Mallets Series feature a 3-ply nylon yarn soft round head for soft playing on vibraphone and marimba. Birch shaft for rigidity and consistency. Length=16"
These high quality Innovative mallets are designed by James Ross, percussionist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The features are: -Bright Sounding Xylophone/Glockenspiel Mallet -Rattan handles extremely durable -Rust Mallet head -Concert Hall Tested
The Innovative OS5 Full Glockenspiel Mallet is full-sounding orchestral glockenspiel mallet with a 1.125" diameter clear head on a rattan shaft. It has been designed in conjunction with Chris Deviney of the Philadelphia Orchestra with the orchestral player in mind. Well-balanced, full-sounding glockenspiel mallet without being heavy. Repertoire Usage: Dukas – "Sorcerer’s Apprentice" Rimsky-Korsakov – "Russian Easter Overture"