Sean Hooper B9 'Legato' Series Small 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, not designed for loud playing, best from mp down to inaudible!
Characteristics: Very Light Core, Allow you to play rolls and fast rhythms very quietly without fear of “tappy” contract noise.
- Model: B9 'Legato'
- Core: 30mm
- Core Type: Extra Light Wheel
- Head Size 35mm
- 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.