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Bb/A Soprano Clarinets
Backun Alpha Bb Clarinet (Nickel Keys)
The Backun Alpha Bb Clarinet is the result of years of research and development and the desire to give student clarinetists an affordable instrument that won’t restrict their development. Made from a proprietary synthetic material chosen for its excellent tonal qualities, the Alpha also gives professional players an instrument that they can confidently use for performances where a wooden instrument might not be appropriate. Available in nickel or silver plated keywork, each Alpha Bb Clarinet comes with one (1) Alpha 65mm Barrel, one (1) Alpha Bell, a Mouthpiece Pack including a Mouthpiece, Ligature and Mouthpiece Cap.
Backun MoBa Bb Clarinet
Modern technology and hand-crafted design create a top-of-the-line instrument.
The MoBa was born from a desire to improve everything and sacrifice nothing. When it was released, it set its own path, but unrelenting artists took note and lead the way. Soon the whole clarinet world was turned on its head, and the MoBa became a modern classic that’s been referred to as the “Stradivarius of the clarinet world.”
Today’s MoBa blends modern CNC technology with tried and true hands-on craftsmanship, and each one is built in Canada. Its increased resistance and dark tone color make it the perfect match for today’s soloists, orchestral players, and those who give their all to their craft.
Yamaha YCL-255 Standard Bb Clarinet
Newly redesigned student clarinet.
The Yamaha YCL-255 is a newly redesigned Bb Clarinet with a matte ABS resin body, nickel-plated silver keys, 65mm barrel, and an adjustable thumb-rest with strap ring. It ships with the CL-4C mouthpiece.The YCL-255 combines state-of-the-art production expertise with high-end Yamaha clarinet features. The result is an outstanding entry-level instrument that delivers a warm, resonant tone that is remarkably similar to that of a wood clarinet. It features an ABS resin body with a matte finish that imitates the look of a wood clarinet and an adjustable thumb-rest with a neck strap ring that allows for even those with small hands to easily hold the instrument.
The new adjustable thumb-rest accommodates different sized hands, which helps the player develop proper playing technique. In addition, a strap ring allows for the instrument to be held without extra effort. Firmer screws and silver soldered ring gives this new feature excellent durability. The YCL-255's new bell made of solid and durable ABS resin results in a lighter instrument with improved response.
A resonance chamber in the bell aids in projection and improves intonation in lower notes. The 65mm barrel is based on high-end Yamaha clarinet designs helps to produces a focused tone.The attractive matte finish simulates the actual grain of wood while providing the added durability of ABS resin. The YCL-255 also features Valentino padsh, which are durable, easy to repair, and less sensitive to temperature changes.