Sean Hooper B1 'Mozart' Series Small Timpani Mallets
A very light, precise head, with a single layer of felt over a small wood wheel. Just 24mm across. Lightweight bamboo handles to ensure balance. B2 and B3 have similar construction but are slightly larger. Great for “Christmas Oratorio” etc. B1– B3 are very helpful in boomy Church acoustics.
Characteristics: Very Light and Precise, Baroque, Early Classical etc...
- Model: B1 'Mozart'
- Core: 18mm
- Core Type: Small Wood Wheel
- Head Size 24mm
- Head Material: Soft Felt
- Felt Layers: 1
- Handle Material: Polished Bamboo
- Approx Handle Thickness: 9.5mm
The handle diameter of the sticks range from 8mm up 11mm. The thickness is broadly based on the head size, but there is no set diameter which is alway used for each model. This way there is enough variation for a timpanist to choose the model he wants and then find the handle size that suits best.
With Seán’s trademark superb bamboo handles, this range offers a selection of other heads, for specialist applications.