Mallet Instrument Method Books

Chantereau-Technique Pianorimba vol. 1

Technique Pianorimba is an in depth look into the keyboard technique of Marc Chantereau. Chantereau's grip is similar to the Burton grip but differs in regards to stroke creat... 

Hatch-My Marimba and I

My Marimba and I by Earl Hatch is a collection of solos that are ideal for beginners. This book features recognizable melodies arranged for three and four mallets on 4.0 octav... 

Delecluse-(Bk 2) 200 Daily Exercises for Xylophone

Delecluse's book 200 Daily Exercises for Xylophone is designed to provide the player with a daily exercise routine. Every exercise in this book focuses on specific t... 

Cahn-Xylophone in Acoustic Recordings, The (CD)

The Xylophone in Acoustic Recordings provides a brief history of the early days of the recording industry and the great pioneer recording artists on the xylophone (incl. G.H.G... 

De Lancey-Malletree

An exciting collection of etudes, short pieces and exercises drawn from thirty years of teaching mallets. This innovative volume, varying from the traditional to jazz duets to... 

Richards-Melody & Rhythm Permutations

The exercises in Emil Richards' book Melody & Rhythm Permutations were developed to improve sight reading and improvisational skills in the advanced player. The inver... 

Gates-Odd Meter Etudes

Odd Meter Etudes by Everett Gates provides a great study in mixed and compound-meter music. It is designed for any instrument, so the range is limited making it very... 

Sewrey/Hans/Schneller-Modern School for Mallet Keyboard Instruments

Modern School for Mallet-Keyboard Instruments contains materials for the development of technique, performance skill, reading ability and musicianship on marimba, xylop... 

Richards-Exercises for Mallet Instruments

Emil Richards' Exercises for Mallet Instruments contains jazz licks in all keys, adapted from teh music of Debussy, Ravel, Bartok, Stravinsky, John Coltrane, and Char... 

Baker-Modern Concepts in Jazz Improvisation

David Baker's Modern Concepts In Jazz Improvisation is an excellent book designed to assist musicians with their performance of contemporary (post be-bop) jazz. It focuses on ... 

Pimentel-Bar Percussion Notebook Vol. 1

Linda Lorren Pimentel's Bar Percussion Solo Notebook Vol. 1 is full of intermediate level solo pieces for the developing mallet player.The music can be performed on ... 

Dupin-Seventeen Studies for Xylophone

17 Studies for Xylophone by Francois Dupin is a collection of exercises and instruction designed to further the skill sets of players. 

Carroll-Ten Progressive Etudes for the Marimba

Ten Progressive Etudes for the Marimba by Raynor Carroll is a great beginner to intermediate method book. Practice through this book and your skills will improve. 

Kreutzer-42 Studies (ed. Singer)

The Edmund Singer arrangement of Rodolphe Kreutzer's 42 Etudes for Violin. A great mallet exercise book. 

Pimentel-Bar Percussion Notebook Vol. 2

Linda Lorren Pimentel's Bar Percussion Solo Notebook Vol. 2 is full of intermediate level solo pieces for the developing mallet player.The music can be performed on ... 

Blume/Spencer-Unbook, The

The Unbook by Julie Spencer and Gernot Blume is a Collection of 200 Short Compositions for Improvisation. Much like a fake book with melody lines w/chord symbols, and partial ... 

McGinley-Mallet Mayhem

Voyve McGinley emphasizes the importance of visualization and solfege in in this mallet method. Historical information is used to support the main concepts of the method. 

Londeix-Dechiffrage en forme d'Etude book 1: Xylophone

This collection of etudes for Vibraphone will prove to be helpful with many aspects of Vibe technique. Separate right and left hand staves will allow for easy reading of all ... 

Sejourne-19 Musical Studies for Vibes Vol. 5 (w/piano acc.)

With few study books exisiting for the Vibraphone, Emmanuel Séjourné ensures that this gap is filled with his excellent 19 Musical Studies for Vibraphone. ... 

Londeix-Dechiffrage en forme d'Etude book 3: Vibraphone

Xylophone etudes for every level of player can be found within this method book. Musical expression is stressed even at the basic level of this book. Many of the etudes would ...