Sean Hooper B8 'Mozart' Series Large Cork, Baize Timpani Mallets
A light yet hard stick, with low contact noise for precision playing. This stick has a double layer of baize, covering a large cork wheel centre. Ideal for Baroque and early Classical music, for aggressive playing.
Characteristics: Very Hard, Controlled Contact Noise, Balanced Attack.
- Model: B8 'Mozart'
- Core: 30mm
- Core Type: Cork Wheel
- Head Size 33.5mm
- Material: Hard Baize Felt
- Felt Layers: 2
- 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.