The Mallet Harp: An Amazing Sounding Portable Xylophone


This video is filled with mallet percussion exercises on one of the most beautiful sounding, portable mallet percussion instruments: the mallet harp! It’s in the A Minor Pentatonic scale, so you really don’t need to know anything about music theory to make it sound great. There are no wrong notes!

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A fun, easy to play instrument for all ages, the mallet harp brings the joy of music to beginners and experienced musicians alike. With numerous applications, the mallet harp is ideal for music therapy, stress relief, sound healing, childhood development, emotional health and overall wellness. The A minor pentatonic scale creates beautiful melodies and harmonies, no matter what sequence the notes are played in. This makes it so that the player does not need to know music theory or even what notes they are playing at any given moment to make great sounds.

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  • 11 notes, spanning two full octaves from A3 to A5
  • 1” aluminum resonating bars mounted on plastic body
  • Includes two mallets
  • Made in the USA
  • Can be played while holding in one hand, laying on a flat surface or mounted to a stand
  • Compact and travel friendly
  • no tuning necessary
  • no moving parts
  • Well-built and long lasting

Can be used by:

  • Young children
  • Music therapists
  • Sound healers
  • Musicians of all levels
  • People with special needs
  • Music teachers

Scale: A Minor Pentatonic
Notes: A C D E G A C D E G A
Scale tones: 1 b3 4 5 b7 1 b3 4 5 b7 1

weight: 5 lbs.
length: 16.5″
width: 16.5″
height: 5”

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