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Description
A clarinet reed designed for the advanced player.

Vandoren V12 Bb Clarinet Reeds
V12 reeds have a thicker tip and longer pallet that results in a deeper, richer sound with body to the attack. This cut is a favorite among clarinetists world-wide. It is designed for the advanced clarinetist, and recommended for long-facing mouthpieces such as the 5RVLyre and B45. It is known for its precise attack, homogenous timbre in every register, controllability in the high register, and overall warm and velvety sound.

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"Great Reeds"


by Hector Lombrana - 7/23/2012 4:30:28 PM  Share
Musical Experience: Style of Music: Hometown:
Student High School Del Rio, Texas
1 person out of 1 found this review helpful

I buy these for my daughter which is in high school band, she is extemely happy with them. These reeds have helped her play better then the other students, she highly recommends them. The price is the best,love doing business with The Brasswind & Woodwind.

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"best there is"


by belinda - 1/28/2009 9:45:19 AM  Share
Musical Experience: Style of Music: Hometown:
9 years classical, jazz NY
6 people out of 8 found this review helpful

Vandoren, hands down, has the best reeds I've ever played on, and I've played on quite a few different reeds, Vandoren and other brands alike. V12 gives me the sound every clarinetist craves to have.

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"Only two good reeds in my box!"


by Macie - 7/24/2014 1:02:05 PM  Share
Musical Experience: Style of Music: Hometown:
Hobbyist Anything Somerset Kentucky

I bought a box a couple months ago and almost everyone I pulled out was a bad reed. There were only a couple worth playing on that felt good. I'm not sure if it was just my box or what but I won't be purchasing these again.

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"GREAT!!!!!!"


by ACLW. - 1/28/2009 9:45:19 AM  Share
Musical Experience: Style of Music: Hometown:
All-Region beatifirous USA
8 people out of 13 found this review helpful

These are amazing reeds.They have that perfect tone with a Vandoren B45 or a Selmer paris Crystal mouthpies. They have a very good classical tone that makes your try-out judge want to give you a chai. I use them for jazz, concert and marching and they make my tone a step above any other players in my band.

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"Ol' Reliable"


by Jane - 1/28/2009 9:45:19 AM  Share
Musical Experience: Style of Music: Hometown:
7 years, Middle School and High School Concerto Texas
11 people out of 14 found this review helpful

I can always count on my V12 reeds to be great. Nearly every one of them has such warmth to its tone and needs very little breaking in. I think this is a great reed for any clarinetist that just wants to improve his tone. It seems that I can even have a reed broken in the night before a performance and still be fine the next day.

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"great value for the quality"


by A Self - 1/28/2009 9:45:19 AM  Share
Musical Experience: Style of Music: Hometown:
High school and college band band, jazz, dixie New Jersey
3 people out of 5 found this review helpful

This reed gives the quality of sound that I need for my band perfomances at an affordable price

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"Best Reeds Available!"


by AW - 1/10/2011 9:27:40 PM  Share
Musical Experience: Style of Music: Hometown:
Teacher/Clarinet Player Classical/Contemporary Evansville, IN
2 people out of 4 found this review helpful

After years of playing Vandoren Traditionals, I grew tired of only finding 2-3 good reeds in a box and having to spend hours adjusting the other ones, sometimes to no avail. I experimented with several other brands (Olivieri, Gonzalez, Zonda, to name a few), I finally tried these. I was blown away! They are so easy to break in, play easily, help give me that beautiful clarinet tone that everyone wants, and no more frustration with buying a box with only 2 good reeds in it. The only downside is that if you don't break them in properly, they tend to collapse pretty quickly. Other than that, these are the best reeds you can buy.

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"awesome reeds"


by Dominic Penzone - 11/28/2010 4:50:08 PM  Share
Musical Experience: Style of Music: Hometown:
high school any Phoenix, AZ
1 person out of 2 found this review helpful

Ive been playing these reeds for 2 years and they are my main reeds for marching and concerts. I was really suprised in how long they lasted, 1 reed would last for about a week and a half. The only problem is that they dont come in 4/12, other than that, there great reeds.

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"Good alternate from the "Blue Box" Reed"


by jazzrapper - 1/22/2014 5:42:34 PM  Share
Musical Experience: Style of Music: Hometown:
Teacher Musical Theater Mesa, Az
0 people out of 1 found this review helpful

Compared to the standard "blue box" Van Doren reed, the V12 is a little easier to blow. So, if you find yourself blowing too hard with a blue-box #3, try the V12 #3 and it will be easier. I use a Selmer S80-115 mouthpiece (open), and the V12 #2.5 is good except for high register, #3 is better.

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"Great reeds"


by Clarinet Spieler - 1/28/2009 9:45:19 AM  Share
Musical Experience: Style of Music: Hometown:
I play clarinet. All genres. Bah-ston, MA
31 people out of 38 found this review helpful

I have been playing professionally for over two decades now. I play an R-13 with a Larry Combs (LC1) mouthpiece, the Vandoren Optimum ligature, and V-12 (size 5) reeds. These reeds require very little fixing compared to other brands, and, with proper care and maintenance, they last for a considerable amount of time. They are easy to fix and, with the use of rush and sometimes my knife, they can be manipulated into lasting for one more great performance. My private students all play on V-12 reeds -- of varying strengths. A final note, if you are not paying less than $21/box, then you are getting ripped off! WWBW has very competitive prices as do other online companies; you may just need to look outside your local music shop.

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