Sean Hooper B5 'Mozart' Series 30mm Wood Ball Timpani Mallets
A solid ball head measuring 30mm across, balanced with a light bamboo handle. Ideal for Baroque and early Classical music, where aggressive playing is required. B4 is slightly smaller. B6 and B7 are the same construction, with chamois coverings, for less contact noise on plastic heads.
Characteristics: Very Hard, Large/Heavy. Baroque, Early Classical, Aggressive Playing.
- Model: B5 'Mozart'
- Core: 30mm
- Core Type: Wood Ball
- Head Size 30mm
- Head Material: Wood
- Felt Layers: 0
- 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.