Mallet Instrument Method Books

Blume/Spencer-Unbook, The (Green)

The Unbook Green 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,... 

Feldstein-Mallet Student-Level 3

The Feldstein Mallet Student Level 1 is part of the Belwin Student Instrumental Course is a course for individual instruction and class instruction of like instruments, at thr... 

Lautzenheiser-Essential Elements-Keyboard Percussion Book 2

The second book in the Essential Elements for Band series includes an easy to teach sight-reading system, logical sequence of skills, band arrangements, Dr. Tim parent ... 

Chauviere-First Studies for Xylophone

First Etudes for Xylophone by Joel Chauviere is a collection of studies designed to develop technique and musicianship in the student. 

Buonomo-Guida per lo Studio

The aim of Guida per lo Studio is to provide students with beginning courses with the basics of percussion keyboard instruments: passages, tremolo, jumps, scales, arpeggios, g... 

Jorand-40 Progressive Etudes/Cramer 1

This is book 1 of the adaptation of Marcel Jorand's 40 Progressive Etudes. J.B. Cramer adapted this for Xylophone. 

Jorand-Second Book for Xylophone

Second Book for Xylophone by Marcel Jorand continues to develop technique, reading and overall musicianship for students of xylophone 

Richards-Mallet Exercises for the Drummer & Percussionist

Mallet Exercises for the Drummer & Percussionist by Emil Richards is a collection of instruction and exercises composed by Richards himself. 

Leroux-20 Progressive Studies for Xylophone 1

This book contains 20 progressive etudes for the modern xylophone. Philippe Leroux combines his wealth of experience ans a performer and educator to offer a diverse compilatio... 

Jorand-40 Progressive Etudes/Cramer 2

This is book 2 of the adaptation of Marcel Jorand's 40 Progressive Etudes. J.B. Cramer adapted this for Xylophone. 

Payson-Progressive Studies for Double Stops

Progressive Studies for Double Stops by Albert Payson is technical studies and etudes for double beats. Written for advanced students. 

Kinyon-Basic Training Course for Keyboard Percussion 1

A unique beginning band method which is equally effective for individual instruction, classes of like instruments, and mixed ensembles. 

Levenson-Fifty Selected Studies for the Violin

Charles Levenson's Fifty Selected Studies for violin in first position fits the range of the xylophone perfectly. This book develops technique and familiarizes the student wit... 

Pares-Pares Scales for Marimba, Xylophone, and Vibes

The classic scale and arpeggio studies of Gabriel Parès were adapted in the 1940s for like-instrument study by Rubank's Harvey Whistler, and are now the standard for el... 

Poole-Jazz for Juniors (duets)

Jazz for Juniors by Carl Poole is fifteen progressive duets designed to develop interpretation of dance music. Essential knowledge for club dates, big band, or orchestra gigs. 

Maroni-Fundamentals of Mallet Playing

The primary emphasis of this method book is developing the three essential concepts for learning to play a mallet instrument: (1) Learning the names of the notes on the music ... 

Hathway/Wright-Graded Music for Tuned Percussion 4

Kevin Hathway and Ian Wright complied a collection of mallet percussion pieces designed to develop 7th and 8th grade students technique and reading abilities. 

Feldstein-Mallet Student-Level 2

The Belwin Student Instrumental Course is a course for individual instruction and class instruction of like instruments, at three levels, for all band instruments. Each book i... 

Chantereau-Technique Pianorimba vol. 2

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... 

Whistler-Elementary Method for Bell Lyra

The Rubank Elementary Method for Bell Lyra by Harvey Whistler is one of the most widely used series of methods for individual or like-instrument class instruction. Using a ver...