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Buffet BCXXI Bb Clarinet

by Buffet
SKU BC1158L-2-0
Original price £5,550.00 - Original price £5,550.00
Original price
£5,550.00
£5,550.00 - £5,550.00
Current price £5,550.00

This new design from Buffet Crampon is a revolution for the 21st century.......

A longer B-flat clarinet that pushes all boundaries. 

  • The lower joint of a B-flat clarinet extended by several centimetres in which a strategically placed resonance vent makes it possible to produce low E-flat with a full and vibrant sound. Overall, the entire chalumeau register is greatly improved thanks to its limited flare in favour of a longer cylinder.
  • A shorter bell that no longer determines the accuracy of the fundamental notes E/B and F/C but serves as a resonator for the entire clarinet.
  • A surprisingly stable and easy high register, thanks in part to the elongated bottom joint.
  • A third fingering of Bb middle register that creates vibrations in the entire length of the instrument to produce a full and resonant sound. This new mechanism will also allow the musician to create new sequences without changing  registers, or to revise certain fingerings used in the pieces of the repertoire.
  • The balance of the left hand, especially G♯ /C♯, D/A, have been greatly improved.
  • A slightly raised tone hole on D allowing a more ergonomic positioning of the left-hand fingers by keeping them on the same horizontal plane.
  • Enjoy rediscovering the repertoire that includes a low Eb and composed in A to Bb.
  • Finally, imagine a weight equivalent to a traditional clarinet thanks to its shorter bell and carbon fibre rings.