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 Mark Ford, renowned educator, performer, and Coordinator of Percussion at the University of North Texas, has assisted with the development of these two lines of solo marimba mallets.

Strong Legato Mallets – These mallets features larger rubber cores for a full tone and stronger fundamental, while still using an extra-soft yarn to produce legato tone at all dynamic levels.

Rhapsody Mallets – Using a variety of Large rubber cores combined with purple cord, the result is a series of mallets that produce a very quick speaking mallet with immediate tone and articulation. These mallets are built to make sure that you will be heard in the back of any concert hall.

All eight models feature natural birch handles, allowing the player additional control in demanding performance situations.

Strong Legato Features:

  • Rubber cores to create a full, rich tone and warm fundamental
  • Unfinished natural birch handles
  • Extra-soft yarn wrap for minimal contact sound

Rhapsody Features:

  • Large rubber cores to create a full, rich tone and and a quick speaking mallets
  • Unfinished natural birch handles
  • Purple cord to provide immediate tone and articulation

IP811
STRONG LEGATO SOFT MARIMBA - GREEN YARN - BIRCH

IP812
STRONG LEGATO MEDIUM SOFT MARIMBA - GREEN YARN - BIRCH

IP813
STRONG LEGATO MEDIUM HARD MARIMBA - GREEN YARN - BIRCH

IP814
STRONG LEGATO HARD MARIMBA - GREEN YARN - BIRCH

IP821
ARTICULATE MEDIUM MARIMBA MALLETS - DEEP PURPLE YARN - BIRCH

Clear Articulation Marimba Mallets - Unfinished Natural Birch
IP822
ARTICULATE MEDIUM HARD MARIMBA MALLETS - DEEP PURPLE YARN - BIRCH

Clear Articulation Marimba Mallets - Unfinished Natural Birch
IP823
ARTICULATE HARD MARIMBA MALLETS - DEEP PURPLE YARN - BIRCH

Clear Articulation Marimba Mallets - Unfinished Natural Birch
IP824
ARTICULATE VERY HARD MARIMBA MALLETS - DEEP PURPLE YARN - BIRCH

Clear Articulation Marimba Mallets - Unfinished Natural Birch
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