Wessela Kostowa & Mark Giesecke - C.F. Peters Corp.
A definitive guide for beginners, intermediate, and advanced percussionists! This method presents the six different four-mallet grips in use today: the traditional/ Delecluse grip; the Burton/ Friedman/ Samuels grip; the Gordon Stout grip; the Musser grip; the Stevens grip; and the Mainieri grip. Each grip can be practiced using the technical exercises and selection of etudes that are provided. A special section on vibraphone techniques, such as pedaling, dead-strokes, vibratos, and damping, is also included.