What is a "bass marimba"?

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What is a "bass marimba"?

Posted: Wed May 27, 2015 3:09 pm



I often see mallets advertised as "bass marimba" mallets, but I can't find an instrument called a "bass marimba". Does "bass marimba" mean the lower range of a five octave marimba?
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Re: What is a "bass marimba"?

Posted: Sat May 30, 2015 12:01 am



It is what the name implies. Check this out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIYSNYxjHe4
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Re: What is a "bass marimba"?

Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 3:04 pm



NGPercussion wrote:It is what the name implies. Check this out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIYSNYxjHe4
I loooove how that sounds. It's so deep and delicious.
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