Mallet Instrument Method Books

Delecluse-20 Studies for Xylo after Kreutzer

Jacques Delelcuse's 20 Studies for Xylophone after Kreutzer is crafted in the style of Kreutzer's famous etudes for string instruments. These studies cover many of the... 

Brown-Vibe Player's Method

Thomas Brown's Vibe Player's Method is a very helpful instructional book for beginning vibraphonists. Covers those tricky areas that are particularly characteristic of ... 

Stensgaard-Six Mallet Grip

An in-depth look into the technical process of marimbist Kai Stensgaard. Contains many illustrations and explanations that detail Kai's approach to the 6 mallet grip. The incl... 

Quartier-Imagine

Imagine is a very important book by Bart Quartier. The purpose behing Imagine is to expose a mental approach to marimba playing. The book contatins a well ... 

Cirone-Orchestral Mallet Player

The Orchestral Mallet Player by Anthony Cirone contains techniques and 46 original etudes for developing the art of keyboard percussion. A companion book to The Orche... 

Cirone-Four Mallet Marimba Solos

This method is an extension of Cirone's "The Orchestral Mallet Player". It takes the original compositions found in the original method and provides 4 mallet realizations. 

Moyer-Four-Mallet Method for Marimba

James Moyer's Four-Mallet Method for Marimba is a complete method for the beginning four-mallet student. Each of the five basic marimba techniques is presented in a l... 

Gunderson-Guide to Solo Vibraphone

Dr. Terry Gunderson's Guide to Solo Vibraphone provides progressive studies in jazz improvisation and self-accompaniment. This great book will show you how to take a... 

Van Geem-4 Mallet Democracy for Marimba

Jack Van Geem's 4 Mallet Democracy for Marimba is a collection of studies and etudes for developing four-mallet independence in playing the marimba. It contains single... 

Grover/Whaley-4 Mallet Fundamentals

4 Mallet Fundamentals is a combination of 4 Mallet Primer by Neil Grover and 4 Mallet Exercises by Garwood Whaley. By combining both books into one... 

Firth-Mallet Technique

Vic Firth's method book - Mallet Technique develops precisely one thing, technique. It is designed to assist the beginner by familiarizing the mallet keyboard with the interm... 

Delecluse-Method for Vibraphone (Vol 1)

The Jacques Delecluse Methode for Vibraphone is a collection of instructions and exercises to develop technique of aspiring students. 

Johnson, M.-Solos and Etudes for Marimba

Solos and Etudes for Marimba is a vast collection of 85 traditional 2-mallet pieces for study, performance or sight-reading edited and compiled by Mark Johnson (Prof... 

Grover-4 Mallet Primer

4 Mallet Primer by Neil Grover is a collection of classics arranged for keyboard percussion. These works will assist in the development of coordination, independence ... 

Kraus-Modern Mallet Method (Vol 1)

Phil Kraus' Modern Mallet Method Volume 1 is the first in a series of 3 books designed to provide a course of progressive lessons for the teacher and student. It com... 

Dowd-Velocity Warm-Ups

Charles Dowd's method entitled Velocity Warm-Ups contains eighty-eight patterns for jazz improvisation. These technical exercises utilize jazz scales and modes which ... 

Rosauro-Beginning Exercises and Studies for Two Mallets

Beginning Exercises and Studies for Two Mallets by Ney Rosauro is designed to be used in conjuction with his snare drum method book - "The Complete Method for Snare D... 

Butov-24 Etudes for Marimba

According to composer Gennady Butov, 24 Etudes for Marimba is intended for the intermediate and advanced mallet player. The etudes are arranged by degree of difficul... 

Morleo-120 Progressive Four-Mallet Studies

120 Progressive Four-Mallet Studies for Marimba by Luigi Morleo is a varied collection of musical etudes that will enhance any peformer's four-mallet technique. This... 

Cirone-Simple Steps to Keyboard Percussion

For the beginning percussionist, expert instruction in the rudiments of the keyboard percussion instruments. Detail-oriented, teaching the specific skills for the instrument.