Nancy Zeltsman

Four-Mallet Marimba Playing

A musical approach for all levels

Musical EditionsMusic lesson book
Item no.191415
Author / ComposerNancy Zeltsman
Scope204 pages; 22.7 × 30.5 cm
Release year2004
Publisher / ProducerHal Leonard
Producer No.HL06620055


This book contains a lot of music, from musical etudes designed for beginning and intermediate players to recital material appropriate for intermediate and advanced players. This book includes: Examples taken from contemporary solo and chamber works for Marimba with Nancy's commentary and performance tips.

50 studies that will develop essential four-mallet technique in a musical way. 18 solos that appropriate for recitals, auditions, or juries, including works by Beethoven, Handel, Debussy, Leonard Bernstein and Duke Ellington. Guidelines for mallet selection, four-mallet grip, strokes, tone production, rolls, stickings, phrasing, building a personal repertoire and other topics that are crucial for today's successful marimbist.

  • ​Basics
  • ​50 Short Four-Mallet Studies
  • ​Refinements
  • ​18 Intermediate To Advanced Adapted Solos
  • ​Advanced Solos
  • Chamber Music: Excerpts And Commentary


  • A La Orilla De Un Palmar
  • Allegretto [Anonymous]
  • Allegro [Anonymous]
  • Bagatelle In B Minor/Major Op.126 No.4 [Beethoven, Ludwig Van]
  • Bow Bells [Hasse, Jean]
  • Climbing Mountain [Darling, Mason]
  • Danses De Travers No.1 [Satie, Erik]
  • For Susanna Kyle [Bernstein, Leonard]
  • Los Paraguas [Chueca, Federico]
  • Maybe [Hasse, Jean]
  • Morning Glory [Ellington, Duke]
  • Prelude In D Flat 'Raindrop' Op.28 No.15 [Chopin, Frederic]
  • Quincy [Friedman, David]
  • Ragamuffin [Hedges, Michael]
  • Sarabande [Handel, George Frideric]
  • Solfeggietto [Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel]
  • Wallflower [Trueman, Dan]
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