Buffet A Clarinet RC

$6,495.00$7,595.00

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The RC clarinet lives up to musicians expectations and gives them great freedom of expression

Developed in 1975 by the extremely talented luthier Robert Carrée, who plays an important role in the history of Buffet, the RC clarinet has a pure, sweet sound. The exclusive design of the RC bore results in easy response and a homogeneity in all registers. This clarinet, which also has great stability, has won over innumerable musicians throughout Europe.

– Key Bb and A
– Pitch A 440 / 442/ 444
– Stained choice Grenadilla wood
– Bore: Upper joint Poly-cyndrical, lower joint and bell conical
– 17 keys and 6 rings
– Eb lever optional
– Stainless steel rods and pivot screws
– Double fish skin pads
– Hand burnished bore : Improve intonation and centers tone
– Egg-shaped inside bell shape : Greater sound emission
– Conical lower joint and bell : Softer tone color and easier response
– Power forged silver keywork, preplated in copper and finished in silver plate : High quality long lasting finish
– Silver plated adjustable thumb rest : Adjustable for optimum comfort
– Undercut tone holes : Improves tone and ease of response

The wood is carefully chosen for its acoustic and esthetic qualities and therefore remains unstained. The undercutting of each tone hole is carried out according to Buffet’s top of the range stringent standards. The upper and lower joint tenons come with metal rings which reduce the risk of cracks. The keywork is carefully tried, tested and adjusted by expert craftsmen to work perfectly. The models have G.T. pads, an adjustable thumb rest and an Eb/A lever as standard. The R13 Prestige has a powerful sound and a focused and flexible tone in all registers.

-Key Bb and A clarinets
-Pitch 440
-Carefully selected, unstained grenadilla wood
-Poly-cylindrical bore
-Power forged keywork, preplated in copper and finished in silver plate
-18 keys and 6 rings
-Undercut toneholes
-Stainless steal rods and pivot screws
-Blue needle springs
-G.T. pads
-Premium quality, unstained Grenadilla wood : Beautiful natural wood. Produces excellent tone quality.
-Hand burnished bore : Improve intonation and centers tone
-Power forged keywork and posts, preplated in copper and finished in silver plate : High quality long lasting finish
-Silver plated adjustable thumb rest : Adjustable for optimum comfort
-Undercut tone holes : Improves tone and ease of response
-G.T. pads : Extremely durable material, water proof

The Greenline option follows the same manufacturing process. however it is made of 95% grenadilla powder, 5% polycarbonate fiber and epoxy resin. Due to this construction, Green Line clarinets cope with variations in atmospheric conditions, i.e. temperature and humidity changes. The risk of cracking is therefore eliminated.

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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Additional information

Type

Prestige, Standard