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Four-Mallet Marimba Playing

A Musical Approach for All Levels

By Nancy Zeltsman

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Marimba, Mallets
A Musical Approach for All Levels. Percussion. Softcover. 200 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.6620055).

Item Number: HL.6620055
ISBN 063403426X. 9x12 inches.

This book contains a lot of music, from musical etudes designed for beginning and intermediate players, to recital material appropriate for intermediate and advanced marimbists. It includes: examples taken from contemporary solo and chamber works, with commentary and performance tips; 50 studies to develop four-mallet technique in a musical way; 18 classic and contemporary solos for recitals, auditions or juries, written by Beethoven, Handel, Chopin, Debussy, Leonard Bernstein, Duke Ellington and others; and helpful guidelines for mallet selection, grip, strokes, tone production, rolls, stickings, phrasing and other important topics.

  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Location:
    Fairfield CT
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • October 07, 2008 As Good as Goldenberg

    This is worth every penny. As someone who learned with the Goldenberg book for marimba as a teen, and now, as an adult, wanted to refresh my skills with something a bit more advanced, I was thrilled with this book. Clear, thorough and full of exercises as well as performance...

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  • 5

    Location:
    Florida
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • February 27, 2006 The finest book on marimba playing

    This book is a breath of fresh air in the marimba education field. It focuses on things that most instructional books of this kind miss.Things such as mallet selection, roll quality, basics of phrasing and overall tone play a significant roll in this book. It is great to see...

    a book with MUSIC as the main focus and not technique. Beginners would enjoy this book along with a good teacher but intermediate to advance players with good fundimental skills looking to take their playing to the next level will benifit greatly

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