Freer Percussion products are well known around the world for being the most unique and creative designs, materials and covering techniques. It’s our goals to have FP remain first in its class and a clear leader in the orchestral percussion market.
Soft German felt thick covering soft stick with 2.5mm base felt on 1.5” x ½” cork core. Formerly known as the BC1 this has become a real standard in many professional timpanists’ arsenal. Facilitates extremely loud playing without the core cutting through too much and will not distort the pitch. Perfect for the intro of New England Triptych and Shostakovich 1 cadenza.
Head size : 1.5” x ½” core Length: 15” Weight: 30-35 grams (+ or -)
Soft German felt general stick with 1mm base felt on 1.5” x ½” cork core. Just hard enough for minimal articulation and soft enough to still roll with. A perfect stick for Beethoven 5 transition to the fourth movement. Also great for Strauss Burlesque. Head size : 1.5” x ½” core
Weight: 30-35 grams (+ or -)
Tonkin shaft with convex felt core and extra hard felt cloth cover. Great staccato mallet. Also known as “Freer greens” these have now found their way into hundreds of timpani players cases and have become a standard for nearly 1000 customers.
1" diameter wood ball with tight chamois cover. Chamois is always carefully selected for matched thickness and evenness. Warmer than #1 and still very bright and clear. Perfect for Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and much more. Also excellent for percussion instruments and chamber music.