Marimba and Vibraphone

Here is a short video of combination of Instruments Marimba and Vibraphone. Marimba is a percussion instrument having a set of Wooden Bars. The Bars are struck with Yarn or Rubber Mallets to produce musical tones. Resonators or pipes are suspended underneath the bars to produce and amplify the sound. Vibraphone belongs to the struck idiophone subfamily of musical instruments. It consists of tuned Metal Bars which is played by holding two or four soft Mallets, by striking the Bars. Marimba is used in solo performances, woodwind and brass ensembles, concertos, jazz ensembles etc. Vibraphone is commonly used in jazz music, orchestra, concert bands etc. Let us watch a video. Video provided only for illustration – Credit: Christoph Sietzen 00