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Buffet Crampon Tosca Bb ClarinetThe Buffet Crampon Tosca series was created in a collaborative effort between Buffet Crampon luthiers and artists such as Michael Arrignon, Romain Guyot, Pascal Moraguès, Guy Deplus, and Paul Meyer. The result is a clarinet designed for the 21st century with incomparable style and elegance.The Tosca is the evolutionary result of advanced materials and manufacturing techniques. It has a warm, velvety sound and extremely consistent intonation at either 440 or 442 Hz as it comes with two barrels. The keywork is shaped for a comfortable and a natural feel. It is made with a low F correction key to better match instruments holding down the low end of the ensemble, Gore-Tex and cork pads, and select grenadilla or Green Line bodies.
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Amazing....I had an R13 before this and when it came time for me to get a new instrument (when mine died) I was leery from straying away from the R13. So I took a drive to the WWBW store. Best thing you can do if you don't live to far from it. You basically tell them what you want to try, with what mouthpiece and reeds, and you go into a practice room and try. I automatically went for the R13, and the Vintage R13. Then I seen the Tosca, remembering that it was a newer model I picked that one out to. Well it was the last one to be tried and it was my favorite by far. The lower tones are beautiful, resonate, and dark. While the Altissimo register isn't as shrill, but rather playful. It was a lot of cash but well worth it, considering I wasn't going to have to re-pad it like the other two (I like cork and leather pads). I highly recommend this to any player that is serious about their music.
The Buffet Tosca clarinet strives where many other professional clarinets are lacking. The most enjoyable parts of playing such an instrument are the low notes (clear, bouyant, round,) the altissimo register (not shrilly, confident attacks with that "ping" that one often gets with that one coveted reed,) and the over all resonance on every note (lack of a bell ring helps more than one thinks.) The upper joint is already outfitted in all cork pads (saves the pain of repadding.) Clarion A and Ab (often notes with a tendancy to have a weaker threshold = squeaking) are strong, dominant notes that are always clear. Minimal gripes include the provied case (thin, small, brittle) and weak sounding throat tone (althought perfectly in tune.)
Selecting an upgrade clarinet is a huge positive investment into one's life. Store personel were very intelligent and patient. The instrument that I selected stays very well in tune and has the warmest, darkest sound of all in our professional clarinet choir. This is not just my opinion!
I have tried over 20 kinds of clarinets, including greenline r13, but when i bought this Tosca clarinet, I liked it 1000000 times better then the greenline. It's worth the price
I bought my Tosca Bb to replace my old faithful nickel plated R-13. The difference was instant and amazing. For the first few weeks, I was shocked by how much better I sounded on excerpts I had been playing and working on for years. The sound is very warm, full bodied, and sweet. I have received many compliments on it since I got the new instrument. The key work is very well done but takes a little getting used to, especially the left hand C#/F# which is a little shorter than the one on my R-13. I love the alternate Eb key which I use often, and I sparingly use the extra low F key to bring myself better in tune with the low instruments of the orchestra (or band when I play band gigs- actually, I use it a lot more in band situations to get in tune with the bass clarinets, trombones, and low saxophones). Now that I am used to the Tosca key work (it took a couple months to fully get used to it), I have no difficulty in switching back and forth from my A to my Bb. The Tosca Bb actually matches my R-13 A clarinet better than my old Bb did because the sound is sweeter and it has a little more resistance, which makes switching between my A and Bb easier. Technical passages are much easier for me on this instrument than they were on my R-13 even when I was still getting used to the new key work. All that having been said, I must point out that every Tosca is going to be different simply by the fact that it is made out of an organic substance (wood :) and every one is going to have a unique sound. My advice is to try out as many as you can before coming to a decision, try to get a few sent to you so you can pick out the one that you like best. This is an expensive instrument, but well worth the money when you find that one very special instrument which outshines all the rest.
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