Ashkatan Kipchak R89
Ashkatan Kipchak F86 marimba mallets are now available with birch handles!
The Kipchak R89 is personally, my favorite marimba mallet
because it sounds the complete marimba on excellent and firm voice, thanks to
the hard core and the extra quality yarn.
We can call it semi-hard stick because it is less two-tone than
the F86 type and the hard inner core prevail in its voice better. However, it sounds all octaves of
marimba on beautiful, free from harsh voice. It
is therefore an excellent choice for any pieces that requires a strong,
soloistic play mode. Due to the
proportion of head and handle its voice is brief, seedy, yet easy to use and
simple: easy to learn any virtuoso pieces with its flexible handle.
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