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.
Freer Percussion authentic Cloyd Duff #4 replica on a carbon fiber shaft that features the following:
1/3 tapered premium carbon fiber shaft 14.5″ long
Custom made black delrin threaded sleeves and nuts.
Felt core; Cartwheel with German felt (thicker felt than #3)
Usage: Perfect legato/mellow general timpani mallet that rolls easily and provides excellent bottom and fundamental. Legato general, warm round and darker sound than #3. Sonorous sound with round beautiful tone quality. Excellent for Tchaikovsky, Mahler, Brahms, Sibelius, Bruckner, Strauss and Wagner among many others. Warm and round but still an excellent legato general mallet. A necessity for all students and professional timpanists who desire a mallet that has been used and proven for over 75 years. An incredibly versatile, handmade replica timpani mallet made to last. These are the only authentic reproductions of Duff’s original set of mallets available exclusively from Freer Percussion direct.
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.