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Buffet Crampon R13 Professional Bb Clarinet with Nickel Silver KeysDeveloped in 1955 by Robert Carre, the Buffet R13 Bb Clarinets are the world's most popular and fit well with all types of musician. The R13 is a clarinet with unparalleled flexibility and a lively, responsive sound that cannot be found anywhere else. The bore features a polycylindrical design that creates better focus and adds more "ring" to the tone. Each R13 is complete with leather covered, wood case and necessary care accessories.The Buffet Crampon R13 is made of stained grenadilla wood, has a hand burnished bore, and power forged keywork and posts that are pre-plated in copper. The clarinet also features an adjustable thumb rest, undercut tone holes, polycarbonate fiber reinforced tenons, and Gore-Tex pads. The result is simply the finest professional clarinet on the market, and is considered the reference standard by which all other clarinets must match.Throughout its long lifetime 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 now legendary R13 clarinet quickly became the choice of professional musicians. Musicians are charmed by its rich and focused sound, its power in all registers, and its flexibility. The R13 is suitable for all types of musician, symphony or chamber music, soloists, teachers, those in marching bands, students, and amateurs.
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This is my first professional model clarinet, and it it worth every penny. The sound is colorful and focused, and the tone is consistent from the low E to the high G without overwhelming effort. The wood body is gorgeous, and the keywork is flawless. Buy it!
Only Buffet can make a clarinet like this! The first time I ever played on this clarinet, I never wanted to put it down! The tone was absolutely superb and the wood was gorgeous. I love the keywork on this thing; it's responsive and my fingers just fly across the body. There is a minor intonation issue, but it's nothing tragic with a good mouthpiece, reed and ligature (which is a MUST for this clarinet). 10 stars to Buffet!
The R-13 is by far the best clarinet I've ever played on. One of the very first times I performed on it, there was an immediate difference in my sound. The R-13 produces a beautiful sound with the help of a good mouthpiece, ligature, and reed (which is highly recommended). The R-13 has a good response to slow pieces and fast pieces. When the R-13 is played, it projects a rounded, full sound, and it produces a dark, yet charming sound that is pleasant to the ear. I encourage serious high school, college, and professional clarinetists to invest in this instrument.
I recently got this instrument, and I absolutely love it! I use to own the E11 and there is a great difference between these two clarinets. The R13 plays with a beautiful, full sound. It's very rich sounding and, although a little more difficult to play, it's a great great great buy. One of the most popular clarinets for all professionals all around the world. I love it!
I have several Buffets, Selmers, and LeBlancs, and they all play smoothly and make my playing effortless. Whoever said he spent over $1K on an overhaul needs to find a new repairman; in the long lives of all of my clarinets, I haven't yet spent $1K on all of my overhauls (cork pads, etc.) and repairs!
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