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Premier’s 5.0 octave marimba is superbly finished with a magnificent sound. The note bars, made from the highest quality Honduras rosewood, are ‘stretch’ tuned so that they become progressively sharper as you move up the instrument which is more pleasing to the ear than basic equal-temperament tuning. All tuning is carried out by hand in carefully controlled conditions of temperature and humidity in the UK.
The sound projection of the notes can be controlled by its beautiful silver aluminum resonators, which can be adjusted in height. Whilst the instrument is fully height adjustable by way of a smooth-operated handle, found on either end of the frame.
For transportation purposes, the marimba can be easily disassembled and stored in a 7-piece case set (available separately).
The Orchestral Series 5.0 octave marimba provides an inimitable sound adored in concert halls. The warm yet striking tone of this instrument sounds fabulous in symphonic, brass bands, multi-percussion and solo repertoire.


  • 02RM500 
    5.0 Octave Marimba (C2 – C7)

When ordering this instrument, please specify your desired tuning from A440 (A0), A442 (A2) or A443 (A3). For example 02RM500/A2.


  • Honduras rosewood note bars, hand tuned in the UK
    Graduated width: 68-38mm / Graduated thickness: 25-22mm
  • Note range: C2 – C7
  • Smooth, handle-operated height adjustment
    Height adjustment: 895-985mm
  • Elegant, height adjustable, silver arched resonators
  • Braked castors
  • 7-piece case set for easy transport available separately (02CASE/5)
  • Pitch: A=442Hz (A=440 and A=443 available upon request)
  • Frame length: 2540mm / Frame width: 1050mm (low end) 520mm (high end)

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