Clarinets in C are mostly being used to avoid the player having to transpose if the part being played is written for C Clarinet. For example much of the Classisical repertoire, or if they want to play straight from a hymn sheet or song sheet which are in “concert pitch”. The C clarinet does have a different, slightly brighter sound however, and some clarinetists use it for that reason. Berlioz used C clarinet in his Symphony Fantastique for this reason.
We keep Buffet E11C in stock with others such as the RC Prestige C available on request.
Clarinet Reeds can be purchased singly with free postage within the UK.
Buffet Clarinets, Clarinets in C
Buffet RC Prestige C Clarinet
The Buffet RC Prestige C Clarinet has the same features as the other instruments in the Prestige range. Numerous improvements have been made to the famous RC Prestige. Now its already remarkable tone is even better: the shape of the bell plays a major role in adding warmth and focus
Out of stock, Available to order