Marimba is much more of a wood-type experience and there is no real possibility of getting a dry sound, and getting that contrast in the same way that you can in a vibraphone.
More Evelyn Glennie quotes :
I walk into a kids' store, and it's amazing, the types of instruments - little squeaky things, rattling things, spinning tops.Evelyn Glennie
The human body and mind are tremendous forces that are continually amazing scientists and society. Therefore, we have no choice but to keep an open mind as to what the human being can achieve.Evelyn Glennie
Music is about communication... it isn't just something that maybe physically sounds good or orally sounds interesting it's something far, far deeper than that.Evelyn Glennie