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Buffet Crampon 1193 Prestige Low C Bass ClarinetThe Buffet 1193 Prestige Bass Clarinet features both excellent sound and great projection. With a range to low C, the Buffet 1193 bass clarinet is the most popular choice for orchestral or wind ensemble performing. The full grenadilla wood body ensures a warm, focused tone and the silver plated keys are comfortable and durable. The neck of the 1193 Buffet is adjustable for intonation and offers a highly comfortable angle for the bass clarinetist. The outfit includes a lightweight case with backpack straps, mouthpiece and Buffet care products.
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Have played bass clarinet for over 30 years and this instrument is WAY ahead of anything I've ever played. The sound is a little less big than the Selmer horns but the keywork and intonation are much better. With a Grabner or Fobes mouthpiece you will make beautiful music with this horn. It actually makes bass clarinet playing no more complicated than playing the Bb. My only complaint is the case. It is a little flimsy and could do with a bigger compartment for storage. However there are other cases that fit this horn nicely that you can use a substitute.
This is the best bass clarinet ever made. It has such a rich, dark tone that one expects from a bass clarinet. I highly recommend this instrument for any serious university or college student and for well developed high school students. I love this instrument. I bought one myself about a year and half ago and I would never play on anything else, unless it was a newer model.
The 1193 is just a phenomenal horn. The altissimo plays even easier than the Selmer top-of-the line. The Three alternate fingerings for low D is extremely helpful, and the set-up of the keys fits the hands perfectly. (I have big hands) I have played on many bass clarinets, and none of them come close to the Buffet 1193. It's expensive because you are getting top quality grenadilla, and it's hard to find such large pieces that are of high enough standards for Buffet's clarinets.
These are a phenomenal horn. The one that I own is easily the best clarinet Bb, A, Eb etc that I have ever played. I was working as a repairer and tried a batch of six to choose this one. If at all possible I would suggest the same for potential buyers as Buffet seems to have inadequate quality control as all of the horns were very different in every aspect and some bordered on unplayable from the factory. The horn that I own centers extraordinarily well re: tone and pitch and does not have that vague feeling that a lot of basses have in regards to the pitch it is smack on. The pitch across all of the registers is superior to any clarinet that I have ever played. The only note I take care on is the high G. I spent about 18 months working of and on to get it playing properly as the bottom end is very difficult to set up well and requires repeated adjustments to refine the seating. Once it is set up the adjustment is rock solid. Now to really upset you I use a 7C Yamaha mouthpiece with a Legere studio tenor sax reed. The Yamaha mouthpiece is superior in tone and tuning to any other mouthpiece on the market. If you have the rails and tip thinned it will also tongue quicker than anything else out there.
as the title says, low register. what do i mean by that? this things low register is amazing. everything in fact is amazing. VERY high quality. as with any woodwind, you must find the right mouthpiece(s). i use a pomarico jazz* and a walter grabner lawrie bloom. and a vandoren b45 as a backup. very nice instrument. try it out. you have 45 days to return it. DOT IT...i dare you :P. (you wont end up returning it xD)
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