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Music Monday: Reading Mallet Percussion Music
By Adam Balling
3/9/2015 6:00:00 AM

Music Monday! 

Title: Reading Mallet Percussion Music

Author: Rebecca Kite

Instrument: Marimba, Four Octave, 2 Mallets

 

This Monday we highlight Rebecca Kite’s Reading Mallet Percussion Music. Whether you are a novice or want to use this to book to practice your reading skills, this book features great exercise to help develop your speed at reading music.  The first two sections of the book contain original etudes by Rebecca Kite, written specifically for developing music reading music skills. Especially notable are the illustrations of the marimba keyboard with either a note or scale darkened so the student can identify them on the marimba on which they are playing. The music, all of which is composed for a four-octave marimba, is clearly written with large noteheads that will help the beginner in learning to read. The third section of the book contains thirty classic melodies that are presented in increasing difficulty and are arranged to use the entire four octave keyboard (including reading bass clef). The final section contains 30 technical exercises for two mallets for developing the skill

 

Click here to purchase “Reading Mallet Percussion Music”


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