• Xylophone


  • Intro to Xylophone

    Watch as Tobin Wagstaff introduces us to the sounds of a xylophone by showing us what the instrument sounds like when you strike it with different types of mallets.




  • Xylophonia

    Check out this piece, called "Xylophonia" by composer Joe Green. The two bigger instruments in the back are marimbas, and the smaller instrument up front with the main melody is a xylophone. You can really hear the difference between the bright, higher-pitched sound of the xylophone and the warm, mellow, lower-pitched sounds of the marimba.

    Flight of the Bumblebee

    This piece is famous for giving brass players a hard time, but this young xylophone player takes it on.