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Vic Firth Robert van Sice Signature Multi-Tonal Medium Marimba Mallets

Model # M124 By: Vic Firth
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  • Overview

    • Extra-Long Maple Shafts
    • Heavy Synthetic Core for Multiple Timbres
    • Designed for Japanese and Multi-Timbral Literature
    • Minimal Contact Noise
    • Full Bar Sound
    • Made for Japanese/Multi-Timbral Lit
  • Item Details

    The Vic Firth Robert van Sice Series feature two different lines of mallets: Mono-Tonal and Multi-Tonal. The M124 is the medium mallet in the Multi-Tonal line, featuring synthetic cores that allow performers to brighten or darken the sound based on the speed of the stroke. The M124 uses maple shafts for control at large intervals, allowing the control of a wooden shaft, but with a little more give than birch, with yarn that provides full bar sound with minimal contact noise.

    The Robert van Sice Multi-Tonal marimba mallets are designed for Japanese marimba repertoire, which often requires players to use mallets that can produce bright and dark sounds depending on the velocity of stroke. The M124 provide a great general multi-tonal mallet, being hard enough to span the range of the marimba without becoming too harsh, while still allowing cutting bright tones when needed.

  • Specifications

    Name Vic Firth Robert van Sice Signature Multi-Tonal Medium Marimba Mallets
    Brand Vic Firth
    Model # M124
    UPC Code 750795017805
    Sold By per pair
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    HardnessMedium, Variable Hardness
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    ArtistVan Sice, Robert
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    Includes Tuning Slide Trigger
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    Shaft MaterialBirch
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    Is Tiltable
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    • December 1, 2012
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    • Matt Marcus
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    • 5
    • Overall a Great Pair of Versatile Mallets
    • January 30, 2013
    • by Matt Marcus
    • These mallets are pretty awesome, the core comes through pretty easy. You can start to hear it at about a mezo-forte dynamic. At that dynamic it is a moderately bright sound, not too much brightness but not to little either, and forte and beyond the core comes through big time, and sounds pretty bright. At low levels there is little contact sound, and has a warm smooth sound, pretty good for soft passages. These are great multi-tonal mallets, really great for contemporary marimba literature. I highly recommend you try these out. However, if you play above mezo-piano up near mezo-forte, the core starts coming through so be aware of that when playing in the lower registers.