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 -)
Hickory shaft, convex felt core extra hard felt cloth cover, 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 disc with multiple felt layers and very thin soft German felt ball cover. Very bright and clean sound without being slappy and harsh. No voicing is done to this model. Warmer sound than #2, a great all around hard stick with a pretty sound.