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This series of 9 orchestral xylophone and glockenspiel mallets has been designed in conjunction with Chris Deviney of the Philadelphia Orchestra with the orchestral player in mind.  A colored piece of tape is also added to the shaft to distinguish each particular model.


For Glockenspiel and Xylophone:

  • OS1 - 1 1/8” DARK GREEN W/ WHITE TAPE - MEDIUM SOFT XYLO
  • OS2 - 1” WHITE W/ BLACK TAPE FULL - HARD XYLO
  • OS3 - 1” OFF-WHITE W/ YELLOW TAPE LIGHT - ARTICULATE XYLO
  • OS4 - 1 1/8” WHITE W/ BLUE TAPE FULL - FORTE XYLO/GOCK
  • OS5 - 1 1/8” CLEAR W/ LIGHT BLUE TAPE - FULL GLOCK
  • OS6 - 7/8” GREY W/ RED TAPE - LIGHT GLOCK
  • OS7 - 7/8” CLEAR W/ GREEN TAPE - VERY BRIGHT GLOCK
  • OS8 - 1 1/8" LINEN PHENOLIC W/BROWN TAPE - XYLO/GLOCKENSPEIL, EXTREMELY BRIGHT
  • OS9 - 1" LINEN PHENOLIC W/PURPLE TAPE - XYLO/GLOCKENSPEIL, EXTREMELY BRIGHT



Orchestral Series Mallet Selection Chart and Excerpts
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Chris Deviney Mallet Suggestions

OS1
MEDIUM SOFT XYLOPHONE MALLETS, 1-1/8" DARK GREEN / WHITE TAPE - RATTAN

OS2
FULL, HARD XYLOPHONE MALLETS, 1" WHITE / BLACK TAPE - RATTAN

OS3
LIGHT, ARTICULATE XYLOPHONE MALLETS, 1" OFF-WHITE / YELLOW TAPE - RATTAN

OS4
FULL, FORTE XYLOPHONE / GLOCKENSPIEL MALLETS, 1-1/8" WHITE / BLUE TAPE - RATTAN

OS5
FULL GLOCKENSPIEL MALLETS, 1-1/8" CLEAR / LIGHT BLUE TAPE - RATTAN

OS6
LIGHT GLOCKENSPIEL MALLETS, 7/8" GREY / RED TAPE - RATTAN

OS7
VERY BRIGHT GLOCKENSPIEL MALLETS, 7/8" CLEAR / GREEN TAPE - RATTAN

OS8
LARGE GLOCKENSPIEL / XYLOPHONE MALLETS, EXTREMEMLY BRIGHT, 1-1/8" LINEN PHENOLIC / BROWN TAPE - RATTAN

OS9
MEDIUM GLOCKENSPIEL / XYLOPHONE MALLETS, EXTREMELY BRIGHT, 1" LINEN PHENOLIC / PURPLE TAPE - RATTAN

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