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Clarinet Jargon Buster

Grenadilla Wood vs ABS Resin:
Grenadilla wood is an incredibly dense and stable wood that's been used in clarinets for centuries. It sounds rich and smooth. Entry-level model clarinets are ABS resin which while not producing as smooth a tone, it does provide durability and is lightweight so it is easier for a student to maintain the playing position for extended periods of time.


Nickel Silver vs Silver-Plated Keys:
Silver-plated key work gives you far superior projection, a wider variety of tonal contrasts and a harder wearing finish.

Yamaha YCL255 Bb Student Clarinet
The Yamaha YCL255 is Australia's top selling student clarinet, and is highly recommended by music teachers. Bb Clarinet, Body Matte ABS resin Keys: Nickel-plated nickel silver Barrel: 65mm Thumb-rest: Adjustable Mouthpiece: CL-4C Included accessories: CL-4C Mouthpiece, plastic mouthpiece cap, light weight bell, adjustable...
$1,099.00 $899.00
Rico Royal Bb Clarinet 1.5 Reeds - 10 Pack
1.5 Strength Ideal for students Designed for ease of play Priced affordably for educators and parents Available for full range of clarinets Features a filed cut for increased clarity
$44.99 $39.00
Rico Clarinet/Alto Saxophone Reed Guard
The Rico Reed Guard family of products offers a great solution for conveniently and affordably storing your reeds. Each Reed Guard IV holds four reeds
$14.99
Armour FLS50 Flute-Clarinet Stand
Round base flute stand perfect for flutes with a diameter of 18mm or Higher.
$24.99
Neotech CEO Comfort Strap For Clarinet Or Oboe - Junior
C.E.O. Comfort Strap™ offers a sleek design while providing maximum comfort. The durable neoprene strap incorporates top grade leather and custom cord to arrive at the ideal strap. The unique slide holds the desired length while offering easy, two-finger adjustment...
$38.95
Rico RMP01C Mouthpiece Patches Clear - 5 Pack
Specially designed to protect your mouthpiece, the Reserve mouthpiece patch is ideal for clarinetists and saxophonists of all ages and abilities. Our unique material adheres securely to the mouthpiece, yet enables easy removal or transferal when needed; it will not...
$17.99
Yamaha YCL450M Bb Clarinet
Key of Bb 65mm barrel Grenadilla body, barrel, and bell nickel-silver and bell ring Hard rubber mouthpiece Includes case
$2,299.00
Herco Composite Clarinet Maintenance Kit
Composite clarinet maintenance kit. Contains cork grease, key oil, mouthpiece brush, polishing cloth, swab, key brush, 2 thumb rest cushions and ID/name tag.  
$55.00
Vandoren Traditional Bb Clarinet Reeds - 10 Pack
Pack of 10 Reeds The most widely played reeds in the professional world Superiority proven over the years These reeds suit all styles of music Traditionals are known for their excellent response in all registers Excellent response in all registers,...
$64.95 $58.00
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