Vic Firth Tim Genis Series Timpani Mallets
Tim Genis has been a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since 1993, when he won the appointment as Principal Percussionist - a position which he held until winning the timpani position, a role made vacant with the retirement of Vic Firth after a 50 year tenure.
Currently head of the percussion department at Boston University, Tim also runs the BUTI percussion program at Tanglewood. Mr. Genis has recorded for Sony, London Decca, and Philips recording labels and has been a guest performer with the Vienna Philharmonic and New York Philharmonic.
This versatile line of timpani mallets is tonal in character and designed to create different colors and qualities of articulation. Persimmon shafts provide a darker sound. The balance and weight of each model make articulation effortless.
GEN1 - Roller
Produces a beautiful roll quality without attack in the stroke. Felt core.
L = 14 1/2" Head = 1 3/4"
GEN2 - Beethoven, Soft
Tonal‚ with enough up front attack for clarity. Felt core.
L = 14 3/8" Head = 1 5/8"
GEN3 - Beethoven, Hard
Full bodied sound with excellent clarity. Felt core.
L = 14 3/8" Head = 1 1/2"
GEN4 - Dolce Articulate
Outstanding clarity in softer passages. Felt core.
L = 14 7/16" Head = 1 3/4"
GEN5 - Tonal
An excellent all-purpose mallet. Wood core.
L = 14 1/2" Head = 1 11/16"
GEN6 - Hard Tonal
Retains a dark quality while achieving excellent articulation. Wood core.
L = 14 5/16" Head = 1 1/2"
GEN7 - Articluate
Produces immediate attack at loud and soft dynamic levels. Wood core.
L = 14 5/16" Head = 1 5/16"
GEN7 - Molto Articulate
Designed to produce the most immediate attack while retaining a dark quality of sound. Wood core.
L = 14 1/4" Head = 1 1/4"