A master-level instrument for any player or style.
The Buffet R13 Bb clarinet with silver-plated keys is crafted from carefully selected stained grenadilla wood. The R13 clarinet features undercut toneholes, power-forged keywork pre-plated in copper and finished in silver plate, 17 keys and 6 rings, hand-burnished polycylindrical bore, silver-plated adjustable thumb rest, double fishskin pads.
Throughout its long history Buffet Crampon has developed the most complete range of clarinets, while always taking musicians', conductors’, and composers' requirements into consideration. Developed in 1955 under the guidance of Robert Carre, the R13 clarinet quickly became the legendary choice of professional musicians. Musicians are charmed by the R13's rich and focused sound, its power in all registers and its flexibility. The Buffet R13 clarinet is suitable for all types of musicians: symphony or chamber music, soloists, teachers, those in marching bands, students, and amateurs.
Most clarinetists purchasing an instrument with this level of distinction have particular preferences in terms of mouthpieces, so the Tosca Bb Clarinet is priced and shipped without one. A fine quality French-made HB ligature is included. The HB is a silver-plated metal ligature that is very easy-blowing and provides a round, centered, and brilliant sound as well as a superior detaché in the upper register. NOTE: Buffet does not include a mouthpiece with this instrument.
- Top-quality materials
- Silver-plated keys
- Professional standard
- Tone, power, and projection across all registers
- Quality case and HB ligature included
- NOTE: Buffet does not include a mouthpiece with this instrument
If you have any questions about Buffet woodwinds and accessories, give us a call or chat today.
Available at Ken Stanton Music.
- Body: Hand-selected grenadilla
- Bore: Poly-cylindrical/.574"
- Barrel: Grenadilla / 66 mm / Cylindrical
- Bell: Grenadilla / SIlver Plated Bell Ring
- Key System: Boehm (French) / 17 Keys
- Keys: Silver Plated
- Special Keys: None
- Toneholes: Undercut
- Pads: Double Skin
- Springs: Blue Steel (French)
- Includes: Deluxe case, ligature and cap, care products
- Crafted In: France