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Intermediate Clarinets

  • Buffet BC2512F Bb Performance Clarinet
    Buffet BC2512F Bb Performance Clarinet

    E12

    Developed through industrial cooperation between our Research & Development arm and our Production facilities based in France and Germany, the E12F student is derived from professional models and made in Buffet Crampon’s French workshops; the key assembly and quality control are carried out by our German teams in Markneukirchen.

    Ease of play, reliability, and accurate tuning are the main characteristics of this new Buffet Crampon clarinet. The E12F: setting new standards for young musicians. It comes with a lightweight ergonomic backpack fitted with extra side pockets.

     

    Technical specifications

    • Key : Bb
    • Pitch : 442 Hz
    • Body : Dalbergia Melanoxylon, Unstained African blackwood, treated and lacquered
    • Bore : Poly-cylindrical
    • Keys : 17
    • Rings : 6
    • Thumb rest : Adjustable, enabling the use of a neck strap
    • Keywork finish : Silver plated
    • Springs : Blue steel, flat and needle springs
    • Pads : Leather
    • Pillars : Screwed


    Model: BC2512F-2-0
    Manufacturer: Buffet Crampon
    Price: $2,120.00
    Out of Stock
  • Semer SELES Prologue Clarinet
    Semer SELES Prologue Clarinet

    Model B16Prologue

    The Prologue clarinet is enriched with the experience and ingenuity of Henri SELMER Paris through the company's history of conception and fabrication of clarinets of quality, recognized throughout the world. Light and easy to play, the Prologue clarinet offers immediate comfort. With ergonomic keywork specially designed for clarinetists of all levels that enables a natural and rapid adaptation to the instrument. Ease of response and emission is ensured through its specifically designed bore, as well as enormous flexibility across all registers of the instrument and homogeneity of sound from top to bottom. Our acoustic research has allowed for an optimization of the instrument's intonation, which puts the Prologue in a remarkable position in its category. The Prologue clarinet is available in Bb. 



    Model: B16PROLOGUE
    Manufacturer: Selmer
    Price: $2,259.00
  • Yamaha YCL-450N Intermediate Bb Clarinet
    Yamaha YCL-450N Intermediate Bb Clarinet

    Featuring a bell shape and barrel design similar to the V series, YCL-450N offers a professional sound with an easy response. Natural oil finish and nickel-plated keys help to provide a clear focused tone. The new bell design gives improved intonation and projection, especially in the all-important lower register, while the new barrel enhances the 450's response, flexibility and tonal focus.

    New 65mm barrel

    The YCL-450N intermediate model clarinet incorporates some of the distinct qualities of Yamaha's professional and custom clarinets. One of these features is a 65mm barrel design that produces a focused tone and quick response. Players looking to "step-up" their performance will do just that with this instrument.

    New bell design

    Nothing can be more frustrating than a soft sounding, out of tune instrument. A New resonance chamber in the bell of the YCL-450N aids in projection and improves intonation in lower notes, allowing for consistency and confidence.

    "Blue" steel spring material

    Intermediate instruments need to feel different than student model instruments. Part of making the YCL-450N "feel" better is the upgrade in spring material. Blue steel springs give the keys a lighter touch and feel while producing a smooth, quick action.

    Sculptured, nickel-plated keys

    The nickel-plated keys provide a more clear and focused tone. Also, the nickel-plated keys of the YCL-450N provide a good alternative for people who have an allergic reaction to silver-plating. In order to make the keys to the appropriate strength level, a technique called power forging is used. The results of this hi-tech process are keys that are exceptionally durable and contoured to the best possible ergonomic shape.

    Straight tone holes with tapered undercut

    Yamaha intermediate model instruments set themselves aside with their use of professional materials and features. Straight tone holes with tapered undercuts provide outstanding intonation and response making the YCL-450N play like a pro-model instrument.

     

    PLEASE NOTE: Yamaha warranties apply only to instruments sold to customers in the United States. To obtain warranty protection for a Yamaha instrument outside the USA, you will need to purchase it from an authorized Yamaha dealer in your country of residence.



    Model: YCL450N
    Manufacturer: Yamaha
    Price: $1,419.99
  • Yamaha YCL-650U Professional Bb Clarinet
    Yamaha YCL-650U Professional Bb Clarinet

    The 650 is an excellent alternative for those who are serious about their clarinet performance but need to watch their budget. The specifications of its bell, barrel, toneholes and other features are very close to those of the Custom SEV model, so its sound is warm, round, and deeply resonant. Made of carefully select and seasoned Grenadilla wood and boasting an enormous amount of handcrafting and hand finishing, the 650 features tapered toneholes which are undercut by hand for precise intonation and superior tonal balance. It also features beautifully sculpted keys whose touch has been regulated by master artisans for perfect balance.

     

    New 65mm barrel

    The YCL-650 professional model clarinet features a 65mm barrel design that produces a focused tone and quick response. Players looking for the tools necessary to maximize their performance will do just that with this clarinet.

    New bell design

    A new resonance chamber in the bell of the YCL-650 aids in projection and improves intonation in lower notes, allowing for consistency and confidence.

    Adjustable thumb rest

    Since there are so many different sizes and shapes of hands, it only makes sense that there ought to be some type of adjustment for different hand positions. An adjustable thumb rest is designed for player comfort while needle springs provide faster key action.



    Model: YCL-650U
    Manufacturer: Yamaha
    Price: $1,979.99
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