Mallet Instrument Method Books

Keune-Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Marimba, Rohrenglocken

School for carillon, xylophone, vibraphone, marimba, tubular bells (Rohrenglocken) - 148 pages, school for stick games 2-4 mallets, as well as 3 performance pieces for 1-3 ins... 

Morleo-60 Advanced Four Mallet Studies for Marimba

Morleo's second volume of challenging studies completes his comprehensive offering for the development of four-mallet technique. These studies are well crafted pedagogical mat... 

Jorand-30 Exercises for Xylophone/Hanon

C. L Hanon has adapted Marcel Jorand's 30 Exercises for Xylophone. 

Dupin-Rapid Tutor for the Xylophone (Bk. 1)

Rapid Tutor for the Xylophone is a collection of exercises that is suitable for beginners and with instruction in French, English, German and Spanish, Dupin's study book is hi... 

Blume/Spencer-Unbook, The (Blue volume)

The Unbook Blue Volume 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, ... 

Schaefer-Xylophone and Marimba Method (Vol 1)

Basic instruction including music theory, mallet fundamentals, plus many short exercises, songs, and quizzes. 

Baker-How to Play Bebop (Vol 3)

Baker's How to Play Bebop (Vol 3) is part of a three-volume series that includes the scales, chords and modes necessary to play bebop music. A great introduction to a style t... 

Zwickler-Tone Row Exercises for Mallet Percussion

Howard Zwickler's Tone Row Exercises for Mallet Percussion is a collection of 14 contemporary etudes in twelve-tone technique with 2 mallets for advanced players. 

Kostowa/Giesecke-Compendium of 4-Mallet Techniques

Compendium of 4-Mallet Techniques focuses on technique exercises that develop 4 mallet technique. 

Londeix-Xylophonia vol. 2

Technical exercises in the first half of this method will prepare you to play the recital etudes in the second half. All of the etudes feature piano accompaniments and moderat... 

Baker-How to Play Bebop (Vol 2)

Baker's How to Play Bebop (Vol 2) is part of a three-volume series that includes the scales, chords and modes necessary to play bebop music. A great introduction to a style t... 

Schluter-Studies for Vibraphone (Vol 1)

Studies for Vibraphone by Wolfgang Schluter is a beginning method book that covers the basics of the instrument and technique. 

Hartung-School for Vibraphone, Xylophone, Glock, and Marimba

Fredrich Hartung's School for Vibraphone, Xylophone, Glock, and Marimba is a collection of daily exercises designed to develop and maintain players skills. This book functions... 

Jorand-First Book for Xylophone

First Book for Xylophone by Marcel Jorand is designed to develop technique, reading and overall musicianship for students of xylophone. 

Jorand-15 Studies for Xylophone

Marcel Jorand's Fifteen Studies for Xylophone is a collection of etudes that centers the students focus on mallet technique, music reading and overall musicianship on the Xylo... 

Lepper-Mallet Melodies

Mallet Melodies by Kevin Lepper is 80 public domain melodies in four widely used keys (C, F, Bb, G). Organized from easy to medium within each key, Contains a process for read... 

Chantereau-Technique Pianorimba vol. 3: Arpeggios

This is Volume 3: Arpeggios - in Marc Chantereau's Technique Pianorimba - for Marimba and Vibraphone. This book contains a wealth of studies for keyboard percussion based on a... 

Gilbert-Learn to Play Keyboard Percussion

Learn to play Keyboard Percussion from David W Gilbert is a carefully graded method that builds a sound rhythmic sense, develops well-rounded musicianship and emphasizes conce... 

Kreutzer/Pershing-Kreutzer Etudes vol. 1

Etudes are (purposely) given few dynamic or phrase markings, though students are encouraged to add their own. Many of the etudes are marked with wide tempo ranges. Some of the... 

Nettles-Chord Scale Theory and Jazz Harmony

Jazz harmony, as taught at the Berklee College of Music, is based on the so-called "chord scale theory." This method---further developed---is now available as a comprehensive ...