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  • Buffet BC3613 Prestige Green Line Oboe
    Buffet BC3613 Prestige Green Line Oboe

    The idea of the Prestige oboe emerges in 1988 when the master instrument maker ReneĀ“ Lesieux and the international soloist Jean-louis Capezzali decide to make a clean slate of the past and completely recreate the Buffet Crampon oboe. Launched in 1992, the prestige oboe soon becomes a must.


    The qualities of the Prestige oboe have been acclaimed around the world for more than 25 years. this instrument stands out by its open and assertive character, allowing musicians from every school to play all kinds of repertoires, whether orchestral, chamber, or solo. Centered yet exible, outstandingly stable, it is praised for its wide range of musical hues, while remaining the cornerstone of the Buffet Crampon acoustic identity.


    Technical specifications

    • Key : C
    • Pitch : 440 / 443 Hz
    • Body :  Green line (Dalbergia Melanoxylon composite) second generation
    • Tenons : Green Line model equipped with an improved metal tenon ring for a tenon three times more resistant, tenon caps
    • Octave keys : 3, semi-automatic, C# trill, double D trill, left hand F lever, Philadelphia system, low B/C# trill
    • Keywork finish : Silver-plated
    • Pads : Cork/GT
    • Thumb rest : Adjustable
    • System : Conservatoire

    Model: BC3613G-2-0
    Manufacturer: Buffet Crampon
    Price: $9,557.00
  • Buffet BC3613 Prestige Oboe
    Buffet BC3613 Prestige Oboe



    With the experience gained from international soloists, Buffet Crampon is continually improving the ergonomics and acoustics of its instruments.
    The Prestige oboes come in automatic and semiautomatic versions; a thumbplate is available as an option.
    They distinguish themselves by their open yet firm character, allowing musicians of all backgrounds to take on any repertoire, whether orchestral, chamber music, or as a soloist.
    The fluid, dynamic ease and comfort of Buffet Crampon oboes are widely appreciated.

    Pitch :
    440 / 443 Hz
    Body :
    African Blackwood
    Tenons :
    metal-capped, wooden tenon protectors
    System :
    Octave keys :
    3, semi-automatic
    C# trill, double D trill
    Left hand F lever
    Philadelphia system
    Low B/C# trill
    Thumb rest :
    Keywork finish :
    silver plated
    Pads :
    Reference Tone Options Green Line
    BC3643G C
    • Keywork finish: gold
    BC3613 C
    • Thumbplate option: BC3603
    • Keywork finish: gold plated

    Model: BC3613G-2-0
    Manufacturer: Buffet Crampon
    Price: $9,097.00