The Buffet Crampon R13 Professional Bb Wood Clarinet with Nickel Plated Keys is a top-of-the-line instrument for professional musicians. Developed in 1955 by master instrument maker Robert Carrée, this clarinet features a unique polycylindrical bore that improves intonation as you move between notes. It is made from carefully selected grenadilla wood, which is treated with traditional and modern techniques to enhance its sonic properties and increase its durability. The clarinet is finished with a deep black stain, giving it a luxurious look.

The nickel-plated keys of the R13 are smooth and easy to play, with air-tight bladder pads and blue steel flat and needle springs that ensure accurate and responsive key movement. The clarinet also has an adjustable thumb rest, allowing it to be customized to fit any hand size. The R13 has a rich, warm sound with a centered tone and excellent projection, making it suitable for a wide range of musical styles and settings.

In addition to its outstanding craftsmanship and sound quality, the Buffet Crampon R13 Professional Bb Wood Clarinet with Nickel Plated Keys is also a visually stunning instrument. The grenadilla body, barrel, and bell provide a beautiful backdrop for the clarinet's 17 carefully sculpted keys, which are configured to the Boehm system.

Buffet Crampon is a company with a long history of excellence in the world of woodwind instruments. They are known for their attention to detail and commitment to crafting high-quality instruments, and the R13 is no exception. Many top professionals choose Buffet Crampon clarinets for their performances, and the R13 is a popular choice among professional musicians. It comes with a high-quality leather case, making it easy to transport and keep in top condition.

Tech Specs

  • Type:Soprano
  • Key:Bb
  • Level:Professional
  • Body Material:Stained Grenadilla Wood
  • Key Finish:Nickel-plated
  • Bore:Poly-cylindrical
  • Pads:Bladder
  • Springs:Blue Steel
  • Thumb Rest:Adjustable
  • Key System:Boehm: 17 Keys, 6 Rings
  • Case/Gig Bag:Hardshell Case
  • Manufacturer Part Number:BC1131-5-0

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