The legendary choice of professionals
From the Buffet Professional series, the R13 clarinet is a historic professional model, handmade in France, that is still loved the world over by musicians including members of the New York Philharmonic. It is noted for its rich & focussed tone, beautiful intonation and responsiveness.
The R13 is powerful in all registers with a flexibility that lends itself to all repertoires: symphonic or chamber music, solo work or military and wind bands.
Key : Bb
Body : carefully selected, treated and stained African blackwood (grenadilla)
Bore : poly-cylindrical, 66mm grenadilla wood with undercut tone holes
Keys : 17
Rings : 6
Thumb rest : adjustable, enabling the use of a neck strap
Keywork finish : silver plated or nickel silver
Springs : blue steel springs for ease and accuracy of key movement
Pads : superior quality, double fish skin
Comes with an elegant attache-style leather case, mouthpiece, reed, cork grease and polishing cloth