Buffet 1180 Student bass Clarinet

$8,595.00

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The Buffet Crampon 1180 student bass clarinet was entirely redesigned to offer young students and amateur players an instrument providing thrilling sensations in the lowest notes which are the foundations of harmony.

The 1180 is sure to suit every musical style.

This clarinet facilitates the jump between intervals thanks to its new and reconceptualized simplified register key system.

Its wide, homogeneous sound palette and extremely fluid legato allow the musician to experiment with every acoustic or technical idea imaginable.

As the only student bass clarinet made from selected and treated grenadilla wood from Mozambique, delivered in a compact, lightweight case, the new Buffet Crampon 1180 stands out from all others thanks to the quality of its manufacture, its remarkable intonation, timbre and overall comfort. It sets itself as the global standard for student bass clarinets.

Specs

Key: Bb
Pitch: 440 / 442 Hz
Body (range to low Eb): Dalbergia Melanoxylon, Selected and treated grenadilla wood
Thumbrest: Adjustable
Bell: Silver plated
Neck: Silver plated
Key work: Silver plated
Springs: Blue steel, for ease and accuracy of key movement
Features: New simplified register key system
Pads: Leather with resonators
Case: Light and compact

Brand

Buffet

Buffet Crampon is firmly-fixed, through its history and its name, in the tradition of the manufacture of top of the range wind instruments.

Since 1825 the brand has developed around a know-how of exceptional instrument manufacture. This heritage remains the guarantee of recognition of their products “Made in France” and “Made in Germany".

This know-how is complex and valuable because it takes a long time to acquire and requires dedication and patience to pass on.

At Buffet Crampon, instrument makers frequently measure the training period in years. It involves the recruiting of young apprentices who are passionate about the instrument-making profession, ensuring Buffet has the means to pass on to them the taste for the exceptional work and putting them to work with experienced people so that they can gradually acquire and develop the apprenticeship received.

This know-how allows the identity and memory of all the instruments to be forged.

Thus for nearly 200 years, musicians have continued to find artistic excellence and the passion of music with Buffet Crampon instruments. In a collusive and intuitive dialogue with the most renowned artists, the brand’s ambition is to combine tradition with modernity, know-how with creation, history with innovation, in order to offer wind instruments of reference.

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