Buffet Bb Clarinet RC




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

Additional information


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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.