Mallet Instrument Method Books

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... 

Torrebruno-Method for Xylophone/Marimba

Metodo per Xilofono E Marimba is an Italian language collection of exercises and instruction covering 2 and 4 mallet playing. 

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. 

Tavernier-100 Exercises & Etudes for Xylophone 1

Jean Claude and Marc Tavernier's 100 Exercises & Etudes for Xylophone 1 is a collection that develops technique and musicianship in the player. 

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... 

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. 

Veigl-Etuden fur Vibraphone

Walter Veigl has written a collection of etudes to familiarize players with the technique of the Vibraphone. 

Various-The Real Book vol. 1 (C edition)

The Real Books are the best-selling jazz books of all time. Since the 1970s, musicians have trusted these volumes to get them through every gig, night after night. The problem... 

Gschwendtner-30 Ubungsstucke (duets for vibes or marimba)

30 Ubungsstucke by Czerny Gschwendtner is a collection 30 duets for vibraphone and marimba. This collection is designed as a development tool for student seeking to increase s... 

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. 

Poole-Jazz for Seniors (duets)

Jazz for Seniors by Carl Poole is 15 progressive duets for jazz-oriented like instruments. A continuation of Jazz for Juniors with more difficult rhythms. 

Solomon-500 4-Surface Patterns

500 4-Surface Patterns was designed by Samuel Solomon to develop technique in any context requiring proficiency with four surfaces. The four spaces on the staff can... 

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... 

Hathway/Wright-Graded Music for Tuned Percussion 1

Kevin Hathway and Ian Wright complied a collection of mallet percussion pieces designed to develop student's technique and reading abilities. 

Thamm-Complete Xylophone and Marimba Method

Duane Thamm's Xylophone and Marimba Method is a basic beginning method familiarizing students with techniques and fundamentals of keyboard percussion.  

Tavernier-150 Exercises & Etudes for Xylophone 3

Jean Claude and Marc Tavernier's 150 Exercises & Etudes for Xylophone 3 is a collection that develops technique and musicianship in the player. 

Del Borgo-Treble Clef Contemporary Rhythm & Meter Duets

Elliot Del Borgo created 28, one-page etudes make extensive use of metric and rhythmic devices commonly found in 20th century works. Composed as recital/performance pieces, al... 

Tavernier-130 Exercises & Etudes for Vibraphone 2

Jean Claude and Marc Tavernier's 130 Exercises & Etudes for Vibraphone 2 is a collection that continues to develop technique and musicianship in the player. 

Hathway/Wright-Graded Music for Tuned Percussion 2

Kevin Hathway and Ian Wright complied a collection of mallet percussion pieces designed to develop 3rd and 4th grade students technique and reading abilities. 

Kostowa-Giesecke-10 Studies for Marimba with 3 Mallets

This is a collection of 10 studies for 3 mallets on marimba compiled by Wessela Kostowa-Giesecke