Buffet Crampon | RC A Clarinet


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A great professional clarinet, the RC is ideal for aspiring students and professionals. The clarinet was initially developed in 1974 and underwent a redesign in 2014 to improve its acoustical qualities. The intonation of the instrument was assessed and enhanced to take into consideration the increasing demands on the musician.
The bore of the RC was designed for even response and homogeneity in all registers. The RC has a warmer, more focused sound than that of the R13. It has a centred tone and great projection.
The RC is named after Robert Carrée, who made a very important contribution to the history of Buffet Crampon. He spent his career perfecting the musical instrument artistically and mechanically. Working on many instruments including bassoon and saxophone and revolutionising the clarinet with the development of the poly-cylindrical bore.
Buffet has been producing clarinets since 1825 and are well respected within the industry. Buffet clarinets are commonplace in orchestras and ensembles across the world.
This clarinet comes complete with a wooden rectangular case covered in high quality leather with premium velvet interior. Inside it also has a pull through, cork grease, a sample reed, pencil and silver-plated ligature and cap.
  • Grenadilla wood body
  • Silver plated keywork
  • Leather pads
  • Adjustable thumb rest
  • 64mm and 65mm barrel
  • Pitched at A = 440Hz
  • Wooden rectangular case covered in high quality leather with premium velvet interior
  • Includes ligature and cap
This instrument is covered by a two-year guarantee with Buffet Crampon against all manufacturing or material defects. This guarantee extends to cracks and tenons.
This instrument comes with a 1 Year Warranty from Howarth of London and includes a free ‘Guarantee Checkover’ from our Repair Workshop before the warranty expires.

Additional information

SKU 2100000127306
Weight 2000 g


Instrument Level