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Berg - Studies for Marimba

Studies for Marimba

Daniel Berg

Studies for Marimba by Daniel Berg contains etudes and exercises for four mallets. The book addresses both beginners – with basic knowledge of reading music – and professional percussionists – who want to improve their technique. Each chapter contains a technical task:

Chapter 1 – Roll-Etude-A bunch of rolls – History of the marimba

Chapter 2 – Wrist Exercises-Etude-Waves – Clair Omar Musser

Chapter 3 – Double Lateral Strokes-Etude – Light of Summer 91 – The King George Marimba

Chapter 4 – Motion=Sound – Exercises- Keiko Abe

Chapter 5 – The Light Bulb – Exercises – Etude – The Star

Chapter 6 – Independent Roll – Exercises – Leigh Howard Stevens

Chapter 7 – Advanced Exercises

Contains approximately 40 pages, with suggested works to study.

Annotated by Ivan Wan

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