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C Clarinet Mouthpieces
Its true that sometimes, acoustical work needs to be done, or a barrel replaced. But frequently, the problem lies in the mouthpiece. While I encourage clarinetists to try to use their regular Bb/A mouthpiece on the C, frankly, some of the deep chambered mouthpieces that we love on the Bb and A cause unavoidable problems on the C clarinet, especially in the throat tone range. Often, I have been able to cure or mitigate these problems by selecting one of my CXZ_AW_PERS mouthpieces. The shape of the windway and the depth of the chamber really help stabilize the tuning on many C clarinets.
Order mouthpiece - CXZ_AW_PERS
If you have a Noblet C clarinet, the throat tones are normally FLAT
Order mouthpiece - CXZ_K2e (The CXZ_K2e is being replaced by the K11e, K13e, and K14e for a more specific tip opening.)
Customer quote on the CXZ_K2e:
Thank you Walter for the nice mouthpiece, with which I am very happy, indeed, I'm actually quite delighted. Although my Noblet was a sweet little piece, the K2e has evened out the intonation of the throat notes nicely. It has also evened out the tone around the break to boost the previously fluffy G+,A,Bb and also given me a better tuning for the side key alternative for F# and Bb. Maybe I've been incredibly lucky with this m/p, but your customer feedback suggests it might be something to do with your good self! Bob Thomson Scotland
Mouthpieces are now available with Rovner Dark Ligatures and Caps, if so desired.
Price - $225, $245 with Ligature and Cap, plus shipping and IL state tax (If a resident of IL)
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