Author: Mitchell Peters
Title: Fundamental Method for Mallets (Book 1)
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Co.; USA
Content: This method book starts with basic introduction to all types of concert mallet instruments, including range and playing techniques for each instrument. It is largely divided into two sections. The first section works exclusively with basic two-mallet techniques and fundamental music reading exercises. The second sections introduces four-mallet techniques, theory, and basic exercises and studies. The book is comprehensive and a very useful tool for lower to intermediate students in introducing basic mallet techniques.
Bio: Mitchell Peters was a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic from 1969 to 2006 and owns and operates his own music publishing company that handles percussion works exclusively. His widely published compositions and instructional materials are highly regarded throughout the United States and abroad.