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Clarinet: 1925 Buffet Clarinet, buffet clarinet, buffet ideas
buffet clarinet, buffet ideas, magnificent work: Hello Jason...Buffet did some magnificent work on clarinets in1954-55..and then released the Buffet R-13...Most clarinets pre 1954 are not quite as good as post 1954...especially since many tried to copy some of the Buffet ideas..There are exceptions to this....A...

Clarinet: Age, quality, and value, school football games, indoor concerts
school football games, indoor concerts, leblanc family: Hi Tim , You have a great starter instrument.Its made better than ALL the student stuff now.It is in the leblanc family.Real Clarinets are wood(and when he gets better he will need one) but this with the noblet mouthpiece is a very good starter instrument.This...

Clarinet: age of LeBlanc clarinet, bass clarinets, serial num
bass clarinets, serial num, clarinet: Hello Marlys...I found the serial num. 11232 under the 1973 date...However, it is the serial num. list for bass clarinets...If yours is not one of these, I suggest you try another expert....The website for much clarinet imfo is CLARINET PERFECTION .....Cheers...

Clarinet: Boosey & Hawkes 10 10 Symphony, boosey hawkes, glass shape
boosey hawkes, glass shape, decent condition: Hi Dominik, Clarinets are quite imperfect, and one thing that manufacturers do to mitigate this is to make an inverted shape inside the bore of the instrument. Over time, this hour-glass shape disappears because of swabbing and air. This is the promary...

Clarinet: Boosey & Hawkes 2-20 series clarinet, boosey hawkes, pot metal
boosey hawkes, pot metal, little holes: Hi Shelly, There is a good chance the pads are leaky now .Look at the pads and look for tears or little Holes(if you have holes you had bugs!)the keys were made well and are not pot metal but not power forged either. Good Luck Shelly, Dan Goss, dgoss@musicvillageoregon.co...

Clarinet: Buffet Crampon Clarinet, buffet crampon clarinet, silver keys
buffet crampon clarinet, silver keys, question thanks: My Book has it made in 1972,The r-13s of that time are getting $500.00-$1500.00 depending on the condition.A Good trick is to look at ebay and see what they are selling for.I would wait till the fall when the bands start up again to sell it though. Good Luck...

Clarinet: CLARINET, buffet clarinets, wood clarinet
buffet clarinets, wood clarinet, abrasive cloth: Hello Tim...Evette is the student range of Buffet clarinets,and pretty good ones too...They make clarinets in wood and other material...Assuming you have a wood clarinet,use woodwind bore oil , found in music stores that sell orchestral instruments, or you...

Clarinet: Clarinet info, noblet paris, clarinet family
noblet paris, clarinet family, clarinet info: The the clarinet family from leblanc .It went Vito,Normandy, Noblet then leblanc in the value of the instrument from student to pro model Here is a link for dates http://www.woodwind.org/clarinet/Equipment/HowOld/Leblanc.html These go for $200-$600 in the...

Clarinet: Clarinet value, intonation problems, conn usa
intonation problems, conn usa, luck kelly: Hi Kelly, The Conn clarinet is a good instrument but nothing special. The keys are very good on them.They don t make it any more .Was made in 1950 though by the serial number.Wood is better than plastic too as real clarinets are wood.Some this old had intonation...

Clarinet: Coudet Clarinet, serail number, clarinet
serail number, clarinet, cheers: Hello Dean....The COUDET clarinet was a middle of the range student grade clarinet marketed by MARTIN FRERES,another student range clarinet. The Coudet was made of metal or wood,and you did not indicate which material your clarinet is......In a 1957 catalog,Coudet...

Clarinet: Coudet Clarinet, professional quality instrument, grenadilla wood
Clarinet: Coudet Clarinet, professional quality instrument, grenadilla wood, specimen

Clarinet: How can I fix my clarinet?, play anything, clarinet
play anything, clarinet, goss: Hi Tristan, Take the top joint and blow in it while covering the holes and the end of the clarinet .Do the same on the lower joint.IF you don t find the leak that way check the bridge key.That is the one that extends from the upper joint to the lower joint.Its...

Clarinet: henri selmer bass clarinet, henri selmer, bass clarinet
henri selmer, bass clarinet, luck john: Hi John, Yes its worth fixing,those go for $500-$2500 depending on the condition.Go to a repair shop and have them appraise it,looking for cracks too.The cost to restore them is pretty steep though and you might want to sell it as is ,but don t tell them...

Clarinet: Pan Am Clarinet Question, restoration company, ltd usa
restoration company, ltd usa, rest of my days: The pan Am stuff is all old .They don t make it anymore .When I get these in I will fix them up and use it for a tax donation.The Mouthpiece might be worth something though .Can you give me the name on it? Thanks Dan, Dan dgoss@musicvillageoregon.co...

Clarinet: price of a clarinet, buffet crampon clarinet, question pool
buffet crampon clarinet, question pool, good starting point: Hello Kenneth....Instrument manufacturers should make clear indications on their instruments as to what model you have. Unfortunately,this is not always the case....I have referred your question to the expert question pool for furthur pondering....Cheers...

Clarinet: signet special, signet, ebay
signet, ebay, 60s: Hi Curt, You have the best model of the signet line.They made these in the 50s and 60s.I sell these with new pads for $400-$600 at the shop.They are really worth more but they made a lot of them and you can buy them on ebay real cheap sometimes. Thanks Curt,...

Clarinet: what is it worth??, leblanc family, good shape
leblanc family, good shape, normandy: Hi Jimmie , The Normandy model is from the Leblanc family.They made them out of wood and plastic.They were made well but in the leblanc family they were the entry level or the step up.They are better than All the Chinese stuff though.In good condition they...

Clarinet: 1957 Selmer Centred Tone Clarinet, selmer centered tone, ebay
selmer centered tone, ebay, jazz players: Hi Jodie, Those are great clarinets,especially for Jazz players.The articulated G sharp is nice but sometimes problematic. How old are the pads? If they are over 5 years and not played they have dried out and will not last long .The value of a good condition...

Clarinet: Buffet Clarinet, buffet clarinet, ebay
buffet clarinet, ebay, goss: Hi Julia, Wow that is old.The problem with the age is the bore size in the Clarinet (they call them pee shooters)they were made for smaller people back then (really).you might try ebay for a collector as most of those from then have cracks.I can t really...

Clarinet: Clarinet Info, buffet clarinet, clarinet info
buffet clarinet, clarinet info, luck steve: HI Steve, Your clarinet was made in 1970.And If it says buffet Crampon only it is probably a r-13 and that is a great clarinet,if it s wood.I would rent one to find out first.Yours will need new pads as they are too old and dried out now (repads run $200-$300...

Clarinet: Clarinets from flea market, professional musician, clarinets
professional musician, clarinets, typical value: Hi Tulissa, The bundy is a good student horn(better that they make now too)fixed up in good shape they will run $200-$300.The metal clarinet while cool looking have a different sound to them than the more modern horns(yours was made in the 20 s)Dixie players...

Clarinet: Conn Clarinet, information on the clarinet, good shape
information on the clarinet, good shape, clarinets: Hi Kathleen, Is the clarinet wood? and cosmetically in good shape? By the serial numbers it was made in 1928. The Conn clarinets never got out of the student area .Even if it is wood the price range in working condition is around $150-$200 Good luck ,...

Clarinet: clarinet tone, jazz pop, vandoren
jazz pop, vandoren, mouthpieces: Hi Tia, Ideally, you will be able to control your sound so that it serves the music. Sometimes a context will call for a brighter sound (sometimes jazz, pop, marches, other music), while other situations will call for a darker sound. We are able to change...

Clarinet: clarinette noblet, noblet clarinet, leblanc family
noblet clarinet, leblanc family, gist: HI Sami, I don t read french .But the gist I get is that you want the Value on a Noblet clarinet .They are part of the leblanc Family .The noblets are they re next down from the pro models.New noblets you can get for $1100.00 so the used ones are half that...

Clarinet: evaluation, insurance value, insurance purposes
insurance value, insurance purposes, clarinets: Hi judith, They were good horns in their day. Do the horns say Buffet on them? the serial numbers are not matching up for Boosey instruments.If boosey is only on them insurance value Is under $500 on both and it falls a lot under a home owners policy.The...

Clarinet: evaluation, insurance purposes, clarinets
insurance purposes, clarinets, scratches: Hello Judith, The Emperor dates to around 1975...It is an intermediate grade instrument. If in overhauled condition, these sell for $600-800 in AUSTRALIA...The Symphony 1010 dates to around 1978 and is a profestional level instrument...If in overhauled...

Clarinet: Leblanc mod 300 value, leblanc paris, clarinet
leblanc paris, clarinet, good luck: Hi Howard, The leblanc 300 will get $500-$1000 as these were one of the first of the larger bore clarinets made back then.I cannot find a reference to the 300 model in my books though. here is a interesting link to look at hubpages.com/hub/Leblanc-Clarinet...

Clarinet: Metro clarinet, repair person, music exchange
repair person, music exchange, lockie: Hi Kris, I have never heard of the brand.Take it to a local shop and talk to a repair person NOT a salesman and have them evaluate it.There was a lot of stamp made horns the manufacturers made for small production runs in the past for a company that wanted...

Clarinet: Moving to a new clarinet, wood clarinet, buffet r13
wood clarinet, buffet r13, level instruments: Hi Tyler, You ve probably already learned that it s the player and not the instrument that truly matters, though it s true that a quality wood instrument will help you sound even better, as will a good mouthpiece (another subject, but I recommend that you...

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet, soprano clarinets, pictures of clarinets
soprano clarinets, pictures of clarinets, noblet paris: Hi Tina, Find some pictures of clarinets on the web and find out what type of clarinet it is.If it looks like the most you see then it is a soprano.If 4 feet long a bass.I don t think it could be a alto as those are not used much.With that said the Noblet...

Clarinet: noblet clarinet, eastman school of music, clarinet teacher
eastman school of music, clarinet teacher, noblet clarinet: Hi Holly, Made between 1969-1970 one step down from their pro horns. Has he played it? has he tried out other horns and different mouthpieces? What music ? Symphonic or Jazz? You should have the Clarinet Teacher involved with this too.I need more information...

Clarinet: pawnshop purchase, dark chocolate brown, wood clarinet
dark chocolate brown, wood clarinet, warm soapy water: Hi Alesia, The only way to clean it is to repad it.Removing the pads cleaning the keys and cork(you will probably have to replace the cork) and do a warm soapy water bath to the wood (maybe a few times ) dry it re-oil in and outside with bore oil .Fabreezs...

Clarinet: R13: Greenline or Original?, woodwind brasswind, selmer bundy
woodwind brasswind, selmer bundy, demetri: Hi Demetri, Both options are good, if you choose a good one. Buffet s vary in quality by a very wide margin, so the important thing is to try as many out as you can. You might even consider flying/driving to Woodwind & Brasswind in Indiana...Otherwise,...

Clarinet: rene dumont metal clarinet, rene dumont, approximatley
rene dumont, approximatley, intonation: Hi lloyd, Not much ,they sound different than the student plastic so are not used now.The guys in New Orleans Like them though for the Jazz stuff they play.In working shape you could get $200 but they had some intonation trouble on some notes. Good Luck,...

Clarinet: Selmer Signet 100, selmer, mouthpiece
selmer, mouthpiece, signet: Hi Maria, Yes it is worth fixing.Don t know any shops out there(sorry).Fine for a starter ,the mouthpiece that came with those was a c* and that is fine to start.Yamaha 4c with ligature and cap is what I would start with If you don t have the c*. Good Luck...

Clarinet: How much should I sell my clarinet for?, buffet r13, ebay
buffet r13, ebay, clarinets: Hello Rebecca...Buffet R-13 clarinets hold their resale value more than other brands,simply because [for classical music] they are the best...Currently on EBAY, there are numerous used R-13 clarinets for sale from $900-2000 US .....I think $1,600 for each...

Clarinet: selmer signet soloist clarinet, signet series, ballpark figure
signet series, ballpark figure, selmer: Hello Mary...The Signet series are student grade clarinets...I see new 100 series signets for sale for around $470. US....They are pretty reliable for what they are and it is commendable that you are donating it to your local school....Cheers JAC...

Clarinet: Boosey & Hawkes Regent Clarinet, intonation problems, middle sections
intonation problems, middle sections, clarinet: Hi Tanya, The Boosey horns are all old and were for the most part student grade.The date made means nothing to the value.The condition and intonation are the key and a lot of these had intonation problems. The better ones will go for $200-$300 on these ....

Clarinet: Buffet professional Bb, crampon, goss
crampon, goss, clarinet: Hi Johanna, The new ones are going for $3000 now so a used one will be half that price ,then plus or minus for condition.Make sure you read the insurance form ,I know a lot of musicians that have had trouble with this. Good luck Johanna, Dan Goss dgoss@musicvillageoregon.co...

Clarinet: Clairnet Buffet Crampon, clarinet case, ebay
clarinet case, ebay, approximate age: Hello Debby...Your clarinet serial number dates it to 1945...From 1955,with the introduction of the Buffet R-13 MODEL saw many modifications to clarinet design...However, your Buffet should be quite a good clarinet...Unrenovated,it might fetch as little as...

Clarinet: Clarinet, model instrument, ebay
model instrument, ebay, google: Hello Susan...It sounds like you have a wooden clarinet...I have not heard of Val s Artist label,so we can assume this would be a studen model instrument..Nothing came up on Google,so the company was probably not around for very long...Such no name brands...

Clarinet: Clarinet authenticity, emblem description, copywright laws
emblem description, copywright laws, insruments: Hello Nan...If your clarinet says Normandy on it somewhere [probably the bell],it probably is a Normandy..There sre pretty hefty copywright laws regarding bogus insruments...I think LEBLANC serial number lists are hard to decipher,and others have said the...

Clarinet: Clarinet Mouthpieces/Ligatures, clarinet mouthpieces, leather ligature
clarinet mouthpieces, leather ligature, vandoren mouthpieces: Hello De Jahne....I have tried many of the new fangled ligatures on the market, some costing $140,but they do not do a job better than the $10.00 ligatures I use....Some Europeans still attach the reed with a piece of string...That should tell you something...The...

Clarinet: clarinet for beginner, serial number ranges, new england music
serial number ranges, new england music, buffet r13: Hi Joe, Plastic beginner clarinets are not too different from one another, so you do not need to look for anything specific when choosing a beginner plastic Vito clarinet (except that it works, and you should look at the condition of the pads, because replacement...

Clarinet: clarinet mouthpiece, vito clarinet, clarinet mouthpiece
vito clarinet, clarinet mouthpiece, tiny chip: Hi Alma, Yes it is probably the mouthpiece.Take him to a music store and let him try mouthpieces. You can have the best clarinet made but without the right mouthpiece it will sound bad.Be aware that the better ones are hard rubber and go for $80-$150 and...

Clarinet: Edgware B & H clarinet, minor overhaul, clarient
minor overhaul, clarient, ebay: Hello Monika, Edgeware clarinets were reasonable quality student line clarinets,which sold in the thousands,mainly in the U.K. .... They were made in wood and plastic....You did not specify which.....The brand is not so well known in the USA . ...You would...

Clarinet: low notes on a clarinet, clarinet trumpet, tone hole
clarinet trumpet, tone hole, register key: Hi Stephanie, You might be accidentally touching other keys, or not covering the tone hole completely...I doubt this is it, though. Have you had another clarinetist try your clarinet to determine if the problem is with the clarinet? After you have determined...

Clarinet: Metal Clarinet (General Music Corporation), richer sound, metel
richer sound, metel, music corporation: Hello Jeff....Metal clarinets are not as highly regarded as wood clarinets...Wood clarinets make a richer sound...Even the best metel clarinet would be intermediate standard at best...Metel clarinets sell on EBAY for as little as $50....There are a few brands...

Clarinet: Mouthpieces/Ligatures, styles and shapes, symphony players
styles and shapes, symphony players, vandoren reeds: Hello De Jahne....Mouthpieces are a very personal choice. The set up one person uses might feel good to him/her because of the clarinet it is used with, the embouchure,the tooth pressure used, the open/close aspect of the mouthpiece opening..Some popular mouthpieces...

Clarinet: Music schools, soprano clarinet, eb clarinet
soprano clarinet, eb clarinet, bass clarinet: Hi Juliana, I m glad to hear you love playing the bass clarinet! Keeping that excitement alive is what really matters the most. Practically speaking, though, you will want to make sure that your Bb soprano clarinet skills continue to improve, as well, to...

Clarinet: noble paris, noblet, serial number
noblet, serial number, clarinet: Hello Dana I cannot find the brand name NOBLE. Are you sure there is not a T on the name...NOBLET is a well known brand...I would need the model number or serial number...The serial number is often found on the back of the clarinet,where the upper and...

Clarinet: Star Clarinet, buying trouble, antique mall
buying trouble, antique mall, band director: Hello Hilary...I have not heard of this brand before...I would steer clear...You could be buying trouble...Better to stick with big names like Selmer,leblanc, Buffet or Yamaha...Even the student range of these brands quite reasonable instruments...Cheers...

Clarinet: value of clarinet, gretsch, selmer
gretsch, selmer, clarinet: Hello Rose, i could not find that particular brand name on the internet....I suspect that it is plastic or some other material, but not wood...You did not specify this in your question....Such clarinets sell for as little as $100-150 on EBAY. ...The clarinets...

Clarinet: age of Auguste Buffet Clarinet, buffet clarinet, ebay
buffet clarinet, ebay, serial num: Hello Keith....Buffet started manufacturing their wonderful R-13 model clarinets from 1955...Your serial num. indicates manufacture in 1956 and may well be an R-13...If there is not keys missing,just pads and corks/cleaning needed,it would be worth the overhaul....R-13s...

Clarinet: Bb muffled sound and out of tune, throat Bb, condensation in tone holes
throat Bb, condensation in tone holes: Hi John, The throat Bb that you speak of is the bane of every clarinetist s existence! The issue is that the tone hole on the underside of the clarinet functions not only for the Bb in the staff, but also as the register key (incidentally, many other...

Clarinet: Boosey and Hawkes Clarinet, boosey, repairman
boosey, repairman, ebay: Dear Sean, The Regent was the student line of clarinets from B AND H.....They were made in wood,plastic or rubber...You did not specify which for your REGENT....Your clarinet was manufactured during 1956....If the clarinet has been unplayed for many years,...

Clarinet: Buffet Clarinet Value, buffet clarinet, ebay
buffet clarinet, ebay, buffet crampon: Hello Elise, I sold a similar clarinet on EBAY about 2 yrs. ago [overhauled]for AUSTRALIAN]$2000....Your clarinet sounds in pretty good condition....I would suggest you look on EBAY to see what similar items are selling for,and price yours accordingly.....If...

Clarinet: bass clarinet, clarinet sound, bass clarinet
clarinet sound, bass clarinet, back muscles: Hi Frankie, 1. Convince yourself that you want to be heard. 2. Play with conviction. Feel the phrases, have some direction in the lines. 3. Take in more mouthpiece. 4. Use more air. This takes work, especially from your core muscles - abs, back muscles,...

Clarinet: Clarinet, boosey, ebay
boosey, ebay, clarinet: Hello Hannah...Your ser. num. indicates manufacture between late 1964 and early 1965. Regent was the student line of instruments of B&h...They were made of wood,plastic or rubber...You did not specify,but your clarinet in good condition would fetch between...

Clarinet: Clarinet, intermediate range, ebay
intermediate range, ebay, clarinet: Hello Butch......The clarinet in question was manufactured in 1962....The 2-20 series was in the intermediate range of B and H....The clarinet is 48 yrs. old/intermediate range, so [even in good condition] would fetch anywhere from $300-500 on popular selling...

Clarinet: Clarinet sound, clarinet sound, benny goodman
clarinet sound, benny goodman, trumpet players: Hi Charles, Congratulations for sticking with a fantastic instrument for so long! I think the sound that you are going for is a vibrato. Singers use vibrato all the time (except sometimes in pop and rock), and most instruments (such as flute and violin)...

Clarinet: clarinet from father's estate, selmer clarinet, leaps and bounds
selmer clarinet, leaps and bounds, overhall: Hello MAGGIE....I believe your clarinet dates to 1927..It would be a Bb clarinet with that date but no particular model name...Clarinet design made leaps and bounds in the 1950s so clarinets made before this usually do not pla as well in tune...If your clarinet...

Clarinet: My clarinet plays sharp too!, vandoren reeds, clarinet repair
vandoren reeds, clarinet repair, immersion technique: Hello Alan....I suggest that you do a Google search for clarinet barrels .....Numerous sites will appear...It is preferable that you get a Yamaha barrel. Try to buy one more than 65mm long....While on the net , see about ordering some clarinet tuning...

Clarinet: Clarinet sound, clarinet quintet, harmonic overtone
Clarinet: Clarinet sound, clarinet quintet, harmonic overtone, clarinet sound

Clarinet: rene dumont clarinet, screws, cork
Clarinet: rene dumont clarinet, screws, cork, google

Clarinet: G.LeBlanc 1970 Vito Model 7131RK Clarinet, vito clarinets, vitos
vito clarinets, vitos, tone quality: Hello Mike...Vito clarinets are the student line of clarinets from LEBLANC...Vitos are well regarded as reliable student level clarinets..Most are made of plastic,rather than wood,so the best of clarinet tone quality cannot be expected...You will find brand...

Clarinet: Leblanc Symphonie II Clarinet Age, practice books, distinct difference
practice books, distinct difference, clarinets: Hello Tiffany....The Symphony 11 is a pro horn....The Leblanc 45 mouthpiece is a popular choice...The best mouthpiece for you is the one that works best for you...There may be another mouthpiece out there that you would like more than yours,but it is an...

Clarinet: Location of Serial # of a Conn Clarinet, precise location, clarinet
precise location, clarinet, mouthpiece: Hello Georgia I haven t held a Conn Clarinet for about 20 years. I assume you have also checked the underside of the instrument around the bell and joints...IT the clarinet is very old,the numbers can become more faint through years of touch..If you cannot...

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet Serial #58119, serial num, noblet clarinet
serial num, noblet clarinet, ebay: Hello Larry....According to the Noblet serial num. list, clarinets with serial num. 56,000 to 58,399 were made in 1966..Your serial num. falls within this group...It would be a Noblet 45, the best model they made...It is regarded as a good intermediate level...

Clarinet: Normandy (France) clarinet, normandy france, level instruments
normandy france, level instruments, ebay: Hello Montgomery...The Normandy larinets with serial num 24,000 to 35,500 are from 1964.....your clarinet num. is 22,683 so I would guestimate 1963 as the likely year of manufacture...These early Normandy clarinets sometimes came with plastic bells so that...

Clarinet: noblet artist clarinet, wn, describtion
wn, describtion, corks: Hello Efrat...Your clarinet dates to 1976..IT was the top of the line Noblet...I used to wn one and it played quite well. Keep in mind that it is a good intermediate level clarinet. It you played a pro level clarinet,you could tell the difference..From your...

Clarinet: noblet bass clarinet, ebay prices, bass clarinets
ebay prices, bass clarinets, bass clarinet: Hello Andrew,.....Your bass clarinet was manufactured in 1972....There are very few bass clarinets on offer on EBAY at the moment to get a relative market price...Noblet is the student line of woodwinds from LEBLANC....If your clarinet is in excellent condition,anything...

Clarinet: noblet, wood clarinet, financial bind
wood clarinet, financial bind, silver keys: Hello again Marcie...The earliest numbers I can find are in the 4800 s....These numbers predate the NOBLET 40 AND 45...My previous answer stands.....Regarding selling your clarinet,try your local newspapers,pawn shops,used instrument stores,and EBAY.. Ebay...

Clarinet: how old is my clarinet, woodwind company, ebay
woodwind company, ebay, professional model: Hello again Rick, My previous answer stands....I could not find anything on this particular brand of clarinet,which means it wasn t in the marketplace for very long....Unknown brand names in the marketplace lowers the value....Your wooden clarinet EBAY might...

Clarinet: old clarinet, google search, google
google search, google, clarinet: Hello K, .....I did a Google search and nothing came up for that brand of clarinet....There is a good website called The Silver Clarinet Site ....It lists over 100 brands of metal clarinets...Your brand is not there...Sorry I could not have been more help....You...

Clarinet: Penn silver Clarinet, rich tone, clarinets
rich tone, clarinets, clarinet: Hello Mattina....Icould not find anything on this particular brand of clarinet....Metal clarinets were made from 1889 to 1940 [very few after that]......There were over 100 brands made.....Your clarinet was probably one of the lesser brands and did not last...

Clarinet: rene dumont clarinet, sears silvertone guitar, rene dumont
sears silvertone guitar, rene dumont, google search: Hello Doug...That brand of clarinet did not come up on a google search..It was probably a maker of ordinary clarinets that did not last too long in the marketplace....It probably is not worth restoring...Please try another expert and include any serial numbers..If...

Clarinet: Selmer Depose clarinet, k series, selmer
k series, selmer, clarinets: Hello Diane.....The k series of Selmer and your provided serial number dates your clarinet to 1931, made in Paris....All clarinets improved their design in the 1950s. Your clarinet,if overhauled, would fetch $300-400 on EBAY [because of its age],but would...

Clarinet: upper register csharp, clarinet fingering charts, finger position
clarinet fingering charts, finger position, selmer: Hello Mike...If you accidentally dropped the upper joint, there may well be a problem with one of the keysbeing bent....As I cannot see the clarinet, you might want to take it back to the repairman to see if there is a problem...Also check several clarinet...

Clarinet: Value, clarinet mouthpieces, rough value
clarinet mouthpieces, rough value, instrument suppliers: Hello Billy, I could not locate your serial number...The Evette line is the student/intermediate clarinet range from Buffet...You can buy clarinet mouthpieces [suitable for you and the clarinet at good musical instrument suppliers...Re. pads, I would...

Clarinet: Value of clarinet, buffet clarinets, ebay
buffet clarinets, ebay, design features: Hello Jack......Clarinets of this vintage do not fetch much,even in good condition..because Buffet clarinets [and other brands] made after 1955 have incorporated many design features that make for more playability...There are exceptions...If your clarinet...

Clarinet: Value of Leblanc #1176-Paris Clarinet, leblanc paris, cork grease
leblanc paris, cork grease, ebay: Hello Donna....The Leblanc 1176 [LL] clarinet is well regarded and is a great clarinet to play...Your serial num indicates manufacture in 1977...The value of such clarinets is around $1500-2100...depending on the retailer...If you bought yours on EBAY for...

Clarinet: Yamaha 34 ii s, level quality, clarinets
level quality, clarinets, ebay: Hello Rory, Checking prices of several shops, and EBAY, the market price of your clarinet is around $300-400 usa and 300-380 pounds uk ...These clarinets were made between 1978 and 2001...Your model has silver plating rather than nichol plating...They are...

Clarinet: My 1957 Noblet #40, B flat, Clairnet value, noblet paris, ebay
noblet paris, ebay, high schoo: Hello Linda....The NOBLET 40 is the 2nd best in the NOBLET line. [NO 45 is the top model.Yours would be a better than average student standard...Your clarinet is 53 yrs. old and overhauled 15 yrs ago.....The beat price might be newspaper, ..the fastest might...

Clarinet: Buffet Clarinet, pete fountain clarinet, buffet clarinet
pete fountain clarinet, buffet clarinet, o brien: Hello again Martin...I have used an O Brien crystal mouthpiece for 25 years...I mainly play jazz now but used the same one for classical...I also use a crystal PETE FOUNTAIN mouthpiece when I use my PETE FOUNTAIN clarinet...It is all a matter of personal...

Clarinet: Buffet Clarinet, buffet clarinet, academy model
buffet clarinet, academy model, ebay: Hello Martin, Your clarinet was manufactured in 1957...It is essentially an R-13, with a few flaws....The R-13 is considered by many [including me] as one of the best clarinets around...They are tested and if they have minor flaws [it might be the wood...

Clarinet: Buffet Crampon & Cie A Paris Clarinet, little signs, buffet crampon
little signs, buffet crampon, serial num: Hello Jason.....Your clarinet serial num. falls within the R-13 model...If your clarinet is in as new [or just overhauled condition] with few if any wood scratches, and the plating shows little signs of wear, your clarinet wood be worth $1300-1400+ on...

Clarinet: Buffet clarinet, buffet crampon clarinet, buffet clarinet
buffet crampon clarinet, buffet clarinet, serial num: Hello Cathy....YOUR bUFFET serial num. indicates manufacture in 1964 and it is an R-13....New R-13s go for $3000-5000 [ australian / new,] but yours is 46 yrs. old..[and no doubt, would play flat now].Good luck with the insurance,and stay away from truck tires....Cheers...

Clarinet: buffet crampon clarinet serial #39884, presentation case, ebay
presentation case, ebay, clarinets: Hello Rodney.....Your clarinet date is 1945...IT is 65 years old, so if it needs lots of work,its EBAY value would be $250-350...If it was in overhauled condition,nothing needed doing,and good presentation case, you might get $450-650...These older Buffets...

Clarinet: Clairnet, selmer serial numbers, conn selmer
selmer serial numbers, conn selmer, ebay: Hello Jerry....Normandy is the student line o clarinets from the parent company Leblanc [which has now been bought by CONN-SELMER]....Serial numbers as early as yours seem not to be on the net anymore....There are usually a few Normandy clarinets on EBAY...

Clarinet: Clarinet squeak sound, international school in malaysia, yamaha model
international school in malaysia, yamaha model, metal keys: Hi JaeHwan, It can be really frustrating dealing with repairs, whether it s a clarinet or a car (you ll know about that soon enough). It sounds like your clarinet still needs to be fixed, which I think you already know. One way to test this is to find...

Clarinet: My clarinet makes squeaky sound :(, clarinet player, international school in malaysia
clarinet player, international school in malaysia, yamaha model: Hello JaeHwan,....If you dropped the clarinet,there are a multitude of prolems that could occur,especially if the keys are slightly bent,meaning the pads won t line up with the tone holes properly...From what you said, IA would be inclined to find another...

Clarinet: clarinet value, presentation case, ebay
presentation case, ebay, intermediate level: Hello Kristi....Your Noblet serial number dates it to 1973...It is a NOBLE 45, an intermediate level clarinet, and the best that NOBLET made...If yours is in good condition,with no scratches or plating wear, you could sell on EBAY for $500-900.That is a big...

Clarinet: Great grandfathers clarinet, hi jack, repairman
hi jack, repairman, grandfathers: Hello Brenda....One can usually find a name on the bell...It bay have worn off so a magnify glass could help...Serial numbers are usually found on the top joint/underside/at the bottom ,where it connects to the lower joint...The same serial number is usually...

Clarinet: Mystery Clarinet, hello bill, tedious job
hello bill, tedious job, boosey: Hello Bill.....A standard Bb clarinet is approximately 65 cm. long.....If your clarinet is 2.5 cm or more longer than this, it is probably a A clarinet. Go to an excellent website called CLARINET PERFECTION.COM .....There, you will find many brands...

Clarinet: Noblet 27 Paris Clarinet, noblet paris, ebay
noblet paris, ebay, clarinet: Hello again Halley, ...The NOBLET 27 is a low end intermediate clarinet...The NOBLET 45 is a high end intermediate clarinet....If your clarinet is in excellent condition, you could expect around $400 at least, on EBAY...There are lots of clarinets...

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet, noblet clarinet, mint condition
noblet clarinet, mint condition, level instruments: Hello Julie....Floentin Barbier was known for his oboe making skills in PARIS between the years 1869-1880....Is the clarinet in your followup a Noblet or a Barbier clarinet?...In any case, I could not locate a NOBLET NUM. as early as yours...No idea of...

Clarinet: Noblet Wood clarinet, wood clarinet, serial numer
wood clarinet, serial numer, ebay: Hello Kris, Your clarinet would need a serial numer of 43,000 or higher to be a 45 model[top of the line for NOBLET ]....I believe your clarinet to be a 40 model [ high end student or low end intermediate if in perfect condition and well regulated....The...

Clarinet: Old Clarinet, buffet clarinets, buffet crampon paris
buffet clarinets, buffet crampon paris, ebay: Hello ED, Your clarinet dates to late 1951-mid 1952...I believe yours is a student line [if plastic] or possibly an termediate grade instrument [if wood]...You did not specify if your clarinet is wood or plastic...Clarinet barrels are on EBAY now for...

Clarinet: How old is my Noblet Clarinet, noblet clarinet, noblet paris
noblet clarinet, noblet paris, ebay: Hello Perry....Your NOBLET serial number puts it into the NOBLET 45 catergory...This is a top of the line Noblet,regarded as a high end intermediate clarinet,and if perfectly regulated, low end professional model...It was manufactured in 1969....If it is...

Clarinet: Sonata Clarinet, clarinet sonata, chinese instruments
clarinet sonata, chinese instruments, cambridge uk: Hello Ian......AT that price,this clarinet would have to be one of those wierd Chinese instruments that work best between 3:01 am and 3:02 am only...Run the other way.............You can still pick LEBLANC/SELMER/BUFFET] [good name brand instruments and have...

Clarinet: Value of Buffet R13?, corks, 13s
corks, 13s, clarinet: Hello Leslie, I believe a clarinet like yours would be worth $1700+...You probably would not get that on EBAY...Go to EBAY and look at the asking prices for used R-13 clarinets...Set your price at $100-200 lower and you may get a fast sale...I got almost...

Clarinet: Value of Clarinet, conn selmer, comparable age
conn selmer, comparable age, ebay: Hello Urs....You have the date correct for your clarinet....The inadequate way Leblanc lists its serial numbers [LUMPING ALL THE MAKES/MODELS TOGETHER]makes it hard to know what model you have...I suggest you look on EBAY to find comparable age/models and...

Clarinet: Vito Clarinet, vito clarinets, vito clarinet
vito clarinets, vito clarinet, ebay: Helklo Stacey...VITO clarinets are the student range from LEBLANC.....They are usually made of plastic.....New VITO clarinets [7214] are now advertised on line for USA$450. There is a used VITO on EBAY now for $120.....On EBAY, your clarinet would sell...

Clarinet: Yamaha YCL 24II Clarinet, yamaha 25, yamaha 450
yamaha 25, yamaha 450, ebay: Hello James...I did a quick look for your model clarinet on the net ...No new ones but one on Ebay for $285. I believe they are student level, not wooden clarinets, and no where near $2,500. in value... ...The most expensive Yamaha today is the YCL-CSGH...

Clarinet: Buffet Crampon Clarinet - worth anything??, buffet crampon clarinet, master model
buffet crampon clarinet, master model, repairman: Hello Christine, Your clarinet was well regarded in its time...Now it is 79 years old and has old design compared to the BUFFET of 1955 onwards [R-13]....A new case would cost $60-70, but worth it if selling...The main thing is how the clarinet plays...If...

Clarinet: Buffet clarinet, ebay worldwide, buffet clarinet
ebay worldwide, buffet clarinet, ebay: Hello Teresa....Your teacher is correct...The Buffet R-13 is near the top of the range for Buffet, or any clarinet.....At the moment, there are about 18 R-13 clarinets on EBAY worldwide,between $620 for a 1966 model to $4000, brand new...Your R-13 is from...

Clarinet: I just bought a wooden clarinet off somone...HELP!, tone holes, rubbing alcohol
tone holes, rubbing alcohol, shaving lotion: Hello Desirae, A clean cloth and warm water can be used .A clarinet swab [cloth on a string] can be used for the inside [bore] of the instrument. A small brush [smaller than a toothbrush] can be used for the tone holes [or a Q-tip can be used for this].....

Clarinet: buffet clarinet made 1973, buffet clarinet, ebay
buffet clarinet, ebay, decent condition: Hello Melissa...Your Buffet R-13 would be worth minimum $700 on EBAY...In overhauled condition, they sell for $900-1500....I sold one of my 1973 R-13s for $2000 several years ago but there seems to be a glut of clarinets on Ebay at the moment and you won...

Clarinet: Clarinet Fingering Help, eb key, 132 bpm
eb key, 132 bpm, pep band: Hello again Megan...I understand now...The same answer applies...Go through the finger motion very carefully and slowly increase the speed...If you had a fast trill to play between these two notes [low Eb to low C] you could get away with playing low C and...

Clarinet: Clarinet repertoire, saint saen, joshua lee
saint saen, joshua lee, musical endeavors: Hi Joshua, It sounds like you are in great shape in your development as a musician. Assuming that your assessment of your playing level on those pieces is correct, it s safe to say that you are currently playing well above average for your age. Some...

Clarinet: Conn Pan - American clarinet, clarinets, occassionally
clarinets, occassionally, clarinet: Hello Michael....You will usually find a clarinet serial number on the top joint,on the back,near the tenon joint [where the two main pieces join together...It should be duplicated on the underside again..at the bottom..where the lower joint connects to the...

Clarinet: clarinet, boosey and hawkes, clarinet lessons
boosey and hawkes, clarinet lessons, dear jon: Dear Jon....The Boosey and Hawkes is a reasonable standard student level clarinet...If it works,you are set...If not, I suggest you take it to a repairman and ask him to check it out and get it to playing stage, not an overhaul...Or you could take it to someone...

Clarinet: Evette Clarinet - bell replacement, wood clarinet, wooden bell
wood clarinet, wooden bell, ebay: Hello Bobbie....If they replaced the wooden bell with a plastic one, the wooden one probably had a crack in it...A crack in the bell would in no way effect the performance of the clarinet...A plastic bell would lower the price of the instrument,and the repairman...

Clarinet: F. Barbier Clarinet, instrument maker, selmer
instrument maker, selmer, barbier: Hello Julie....F.Barbier was an instrument maker bought out by Selmer...These clarinets were made from [at least] 1905 to 1935......To overhaul the instrument would cost at least $300...then you would have a reasonable student level instrument that would fetch...

Clarinet: F. Loree Bb Clarinet, history of the clarinet, ebay
history of the clarinet, ebay, loree: Hello Butch, F. Loree is mainly known for their oboes...There does not seem to be much interest in older clarinets that have a relatively unknown brand name...Just look at EBAY, where hundreds of good and bad clarinets are listed, many at less than they...

Clarinet: Leblanc Dynamic 2 Clarinet, peter eaton, iconic models
peter eaton, iconic models, lucky owner: Hello Joe, The Leblanc serial number lists are not easy to decipher but I did see your DYN.H serial number under the year 1973....That sounds about right because I bought one in 1972 new,out of a store...As they are no longer made,I would have it overhauled...

Clarinet: New clarinet student, armstrong clarinet, ebay
armstrong clarinet, ebay, extreme interest: Hello Opal...I don t know much about the playing quality of the Armstrong clarinet...That maker has been in the market place a long time,making student line instruments...If you could take it to someone who plays the clarinet,they may be able to give you an...

Clarinet: Noblet Artisit Clarinet, noblet clarinet, diamond style
noblet clarinet, diamond style, double diamond: Hello Jack....The value of your clarinet all depends on its condition...If it is in mint condition, or just completely overhauled,well regulated,no or few scratches, a good carry case and plays well, it would be worth $800-900+...Your clarinet is a high...

Clarinet: Noblet Paris Artist clarinet, noblet paris, clarinet
noblet paris, clarinet, intermediate level: Hello Chellie, The Noblet Artist [45] clarinet is considered an intermediate level clarinet,and the best in the Noblet line...In overhauled condition,they fetch anywhere from $500 to $900...Your clarinet was made in 1973...37 years old....Cheers JAC...

Clarinet: Noblet Paris Clarinet, noblet paris, beginner band
noblet paris, beginner band, rosewood color: Hello Glenda...I cannot find any Noblet serial numbers as early as yours...There are some numbers published similar to yours, but have an A preceding the numbers [from the early 1970s],which does not fit your description. Your clarinet would be student grade...

Clarinet: Venus clarinet, lower register, c keys
lower register, c keys, squeaks: Hello George...Yes,Venus is acheap brand of clarinet...If the clarinet is new,it may be still under warranty...It sounds like a pad problem...If a repairman can fix it for $50-60 dollars and play test it,you could go for that ,since it was a gift and you have...

Clarinet: Vito Clarinet, repair estimate, amazon
repair estimate, amazon, clarinet: Hi Tanisha, Well, I m all for fixing things up so that they don t end up in the garbage, and Vito makes a pretty nice instrument. You can find a new instrument for just over $100 that plays nearly the same way on amazon.com - it will sound the same and...

Clarinet: warner clarinet, repairman, clarinet
repairman, clarinet, ketchum: Hello Russ...I have not heard of this brand of clarinet ...People are a bit nervous about buying clarinets they have not heard of...Often, these smaller companies go out of production because the product is a little iffy , compared to what else is in the...

Clarinet: Bell, backun, grenadilla
backun, grenadilla, cocobolo: Hello Brandon....I have not tried the special barrels/bells sold on line...All the ads say they add value and improve the performance of the instrument...As I have not personally tried these [very expensive] products, I don t wish to pooh-pooh them or endorse...

Clarinet: Buffet Auguste Paris, great strides, professional instrument
great strides, professional instrument, professional model: Hello Colin, I believe your clarinet serial number dates to 1928....This was probably top of the line in its day....Clarinet design made great strides post 1955 [especially Buffet]....I believe your clarinet,properly overhauled, would come out quite well,...

Clarinet: Buffet Clarinet, buffet clarinet, ebay
buffet clarinet, ebay, clarinets: Hello Davey, Buffet list 1K no1 through 1K999 as clarinets manufactured during 1897, so either you have two separate clarinets of in any case, both those num. show 1897 as the year they were made....That makes the year of manufacture 113 years ago...Even...

Clarinet: Bundy Clarinet value, bundy clarinet, ebay
bundy clarinet, ebay, age material: Hello Brien...You did not say what your clarinet is made of...They are regarded as reliable student grade models/usually plastic....They are often on EBAY for $150-400, depending on age,material used, and general conditition...Check out EBAY and see where...

Clarinet: Clarinet, level instruments, ebay
level instruments, ebay, les brown: Hello Rikki...I could find nothing specific about your particular model clarinet or serial number...Some Conn clarinets are metal,some are wood, and some plastic...They sell on EBAY for $100-350. and all would probably be student level instruments....Cheers...

Clarinet: Clarinet, buffet e13, ebay
buffet e13, ebay, catergory: Hello Lizzie....The Buffet E-13 is usually advertised as a semi-pro clarinet...or intermediate clarinet, which it is...It is well regarded in its catergory...The new price varies from USA $1600-2000,depending on the dealer...Your clarinet [no serial number...

Clarinet: clarinet, corks, repairman
corks, repairman, clarinet: Hello Steven.....I am afraid there is not quite enough information from you to ansdwer the question.....I could not find anything on the supplied name....That means your clarinet is probably a stencil model....A small company copies another clarinet and...

Clarinet: report about Carl Stamitz' Clarinet Concert 3, carl stamitz, clarinet concerto
carl stamitz, clarinet concerto, stanley drucker: Hi Lisa, The structure follows the Concerto standard, so you can start by researching that (Fast-Slow-Fast, with the 3rd movement as a Rondo). You can also discuss famous performances... Make sure you listen to a performance. There are many youtube videos...

Clarinet: A vs Bb, oral cavity, orchestral piece
oral cavity, orchestral piece, clarinetists: Hi Brandon, Yes, it s the same. Use the same mouthpiece, and many clarinetists also use the same barrel, but it just depends. The feel in the hands is almost the same. You may prefer a softer reed, and you ll see that the A above the staff has a tendency...

Clarinet: Bore Oil, wood clarinet, clarinets
wood clarinet, clarinets, 4 months: Hi Bryan, I used oiled my bore very sparingly when I purchased my first wood clarinet. I haven t bothered with my subsequent clarinets (which have been Greenlines). All clarinets have survived nicely. The company probably doesn t want the pads to get...

Clarinet: clarinet care, wood clarinet, washingmachine
wood clarinet, washingmachine, palm of your hand: Hello Joel....Just a run in your washingmachine should do the trick...If you have a wood clarinet, try putting a little almond oil on the cloth when it is dry...I helps preserve the wood, smells nice, and makes the saliva run through the clarinet a little...

Clarinet: CLARINET VALUE, ebay, approximate value
ebay, approximate value, clarinets: Hello John...You have a metal clarinet [that will not give you the tone of wood]..You indicated that it needs a repad ...On EBAY, you might get %40-$80...When metal clarinets are overhauled, they usually fetch $200-350..[which is not quite the price of a...

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet, noblet paris, ebay
noblet paris, ebay, clarinet: Hello Zev...You have a Noblet 45, the best model they made..Yours was manufactured in 1966....It is regarded as a high end intermediate level clarinet....If in new [or overhauled condition, in a good non smelly case] they can sell for $1000-1200. on EBAY.....Cheers...

Clarinet: Value of Clarinet, question thanks, beautiful sound
question thanks, beautiful sound, elkhart indiana: Hello again...Keep in mind that a good overhaul [if needed on your clarinet], costs from $200-400, depending on who does thework...If you paid $350 for an overhaul on a 60 year old student level clarinet, it would probably be worth up to $200-250...It might...

Clarinet: value of old clarinets, boosey hawkes, job lot
boosey hawkes, job lot, clarinets: Hello John, I believe these would all be student level clarinets, and in need of repair...Most shoppers on EBAY are looking for bargains that play out of the case...Perhaps if you sold them as a job-lot,package deal, for $500 [to a repairman,for parts, [...

Clarinet: Clarinet Pricing, student model, selmer
student model, selmer, ebay: Hello John...I have heard this instrument referred to as a good beginners/student model, and if well padded and adjusted,tuned, might make it to intermediate standard...A while back, there were many for sale on EBAY,but now just a few...the most expensive...

Clarinet: clarinets, wood clarinet, wood grains
wood clarinet, wood grains, simulated wood: Hello again Margaret...Plastic clarinets tend to be very black and very shiny..If you look closely at a wood clarinet, you can usually see the tiny wood grains in the wood...Plastic clarinets also tend to be a little lighter in weight than wood...Some manufacturers...

Clarinet: help ?, eb key, tone holes
eb key, tone holes, slow tempo: This part of my answer addresses your concern: Also, keep your fingers hovering close to the keys even when the tone holes aren t covered. Your fingers can move much faster if they don t move very far. Play your 2nd space A with the side of your LH index finger...

Clarinet: Metal clarinet "Bruno Royal Artist", ebay prices, remarkable condition
ebay prices, remarkable condition, clarinets: Hello Vincent....I could find nothing on that particular make...There is an excellent website called silver clarinets that gives some interesting information..As to value, there are only a few brand names of metal clarinets that have significant value...Most...

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet (A90726), clarinets for sale, noblet clarinet
clarinets for sale, noblet clarinet, intermediate model: Hello Pete, The clarinet in question is a Noblet 45 model,[manufacured in 1979],and is the top of the line for this brand..If restored to overhauled condition, this high end intermediate model sells for $900-1200 on EBAY,which has a large amount of clarinets...

Clarinet: used clarinet reeds, clarinet reeds, soap and water
clarinet reeds, soap and water, traditional strength: Hi Joel, Thanks for starting my day out with a chuckle. It s not worth your time, just buy some new reeds at the music store or online - any reeds will do to start out, but eventually you ll want to get something like Vandoren Traditional strength ...

Clarinet: used clarinet reeds, clarinet reeds, cheers
clarinet reeds, cheers: Hi Joel, You can either boil them in water for 4-5 minutes [this will take some of the life out of them because they will be a bit water logged]..or you can wipe with a mouthwash or other non lethal [to you] disinfectant before using them....Cheers JAC...

Clarinet: Bundy Silver Clarinet Value, clarinet brands, selmer bundy
clarinet brands, selmer bundy, ebay: Hello Shari, There are only a few silver clarinet brands that are worth hundreds of dollars..Unfortunately,Bundy is not one of them...Check out an excellent website called silver clarinets.com to read all about it...Your clarinet,needing much work ,would...

Clarinet: clarinet scales, clarinet scales, sharps and flats
clarinet scales, sharps and flats, major scales: Hi Katie, To figure out your major scale when given a concert key, you have to go up two half steps (or one whole step). order of flats (memorize): BEADGCF Order of sharps is the opposite:FCGDAEB Concert Clarinet Bb C (no flats or sharps)...

Clarinet: Jacques Albert Clarinet, german instrument maker, bruxells
german instrument maker, bruxells, metal keys: Hello Sara, Jacques Albert was a well regarded German instrument maker who made clarinets/oboes between 1890 and 1933 in Brussels and London...I could find no serial number lists for his instruments but in any case, you did not provide one...There are several...

Clarinet: My next, and hopefully last instrument., fun with the clarinet, selmer clarinets
fun with the clarinet, selmer clarinets, yamaha ycl 250: Hi Kevin, A student of mine recently lucked out with purchasing a lightly used Selmer 10s clarinet. The tone and intonation is really great, and he paid only $600. It was listed $850. It cost less than $95 to have some keywork adjusted by a pro repair guy,...

Clarinet: 1974 Buffet Crampon clarinet, buffet crampon clarinet, quality instrument
buffet crampon clarinet, quality instrument, bad smells: Hello Cathy....You are correct in the year of manufacture of your R-13 clarinet...At the time of sale of your clarinet, the buyer could specify the plating,silver or nickle......A clarinet serviceman could tell you in an instant the plating used......Sounds...

Clarinet: Concert scales for B-flat clarinet., flat clarinet, major scales
flat clarinet, major scales, manuscript paper: Hello David....The 12 major scales are c....c#/db.....d.....eb/d#.......e......f......f#/gb.....g......g#/ab......a......a#/Bb......b/cb.....Cheers Jack [The notes with / indicate enharmonic notes....both scales are fingered the same but would look...

Clarinet: carl fischer clarinet, carl fischer, posession
carl fischer, posession, jazz band: Hello Lisa, You have a student level clarinet.....If it has been unplayed since the early 1960s, it would have playing issues [dried out pads/corks]...A repairman might be able to service it for as little as $100 if very little is needed....An overhaul...

Clarinet: Concert scales for B-flat clarinet., seventh grade, lear
Clarinet: Concert scales for B-flat clarinet., seventh grade, lear

Clarinet: Leblanc Esprit Clarinet, serial nr, serial num
serial nr, serial num, ebay: Hello Gee....The Esprit is regarded as a good intermediate level clarinet....Brand new, they sell for $1400-up to $2700, depending on the key plating and place of purchase...On Ebay, I have seen them for $500-1000...depending on age and condition....YOUR CLARINET...

Clarinet: What type of clarinet shold I buy, intermediate model, ebay
intermediate model, ebay, selmer: Hello John....The big three manufacturers of clarinets are BUFFET, LEBLANC, and SELMER....Each of these clarinets make student and intermediate models...You could buy on EBAY but you never know what you will get....Best if you can get someone who plays to...

Clarinet: value and year of manufacture, level instruments, clarinets
level instruments, clarinets, ebay: Hello Mohamed.....I cannot find your particular serial number and I notice in my inquiries,quite a few have this same problem...I can tell you that these student grade clarinets were made in the thousands...As far as value,there are many of these clarinets...

Clarinet: Buffet Crampon, clarinet buffet, sorry for the confusion
clarinet buffet, sorry for the confusion, value assessment: Hello Ken.....Without the serial numbers, I would not be able to look for a possible date for your instrument...Assumimg all the keys are there, it might be an ALBERT system set up rather than Boehm SET UP...Perhaps an instrument repairman might be able to...

Clarinet: Buffet Crampon, buffet crampon clarinet, continintal
buffet crampon clarinet, continintal, apperently: Hello Maximilian....That serial number of your clarinet shows it is from 1969....It is also in the group of serial numbers for the R-13 clarinet...That would be my guess....I cannot find anything about continintal ....If your clarinet is an R-13, in an...

Clarinet: Bundy clarinet, bundy clarinet, selmer bundy
bundy clarinet, selmer bundy, wife rebecca: Hi Ken, That should be fine. Cheap Rico reeds (2 1/2) should be fine. If you don t win that instrument, you might consider the $100 clarinets through amazon.com - I ordered one to see what they are like, and it was fine. Standards of Excellence is...

Clarinet: clarinet mouthpeices, mouthpiece, restocking fee
mouthpiece, restocking fee, final decision: Hi Brandon, I don t know about that particular mouthpiece, but whatever you do, make sure you use a tuner when making a final decision. Also, order a couple Vandoren M15 (13 series, A=440) to try along with whatever you are considering. wwbw.com allows...

Clarinet: Buffet Crampon
Clarinet: Buffet Crampon

Clarinet: Bundy clarinet, selmer bundy, clarinets
Clarinet: Bundy clarinet, selmer bundy, clarinets, intonation

Clarinet: New purchase, buffet clarinets, buffet clarinet
buffet clarinets, buffet clarinet, buffet crampon paris: Hello again Ken, I just looked at the Ebay ad [5th or 6th one ] from Melbourne Woodwind and Brass, and in red letters, they had BEWARE OF FAKE COPIES FROM CHINA or some similar wording to that....I think that is very timely advice...Abs resin is...

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet, noblet clarinet, clarinets
noblet clarinet, clarinets, intermediate level: Hello Holli....your serial number indicates a NOBLET 45 from 1976, the best model by Noblet...These are regarded as good intermediate level clarinets....In perfect/overhauled condition,with a good case, you could expect around $800-1100....If no work has...

Clarinet: seeking information on used clarinet, selmer clarinet, selmer paris
selmer clarinet, selmer paris, mouth piece: Hello Leslie....Vito clarinets are the [reliable]student line of clarinets from Leblanc....Their website states clarinets A37939 TO A61456 were manufactured during 1987....These clarinets are usually made of plastic,rather than wood.....The mouthpiece is...

Clarinet: Auguste Buffet Paris, serial number list, willem jan
serial number list, willem jan, star logo: Hello Willem....If your clarinet was in new [overhauled] condition, it could be worth $500 or more...I am not up on prices of A pitch clarinets...They are usually more expensive than the same model in Bb because there are less of them made...Overall, there...

Clarinet: C clarinet versus the B flat clarinet, c clarinet, flat clarinet
c clarinet, flat clarinet, quality c: Hello Trevie, You are correct about the transposition issue...You can play recorder music w/o transposing....A good quality C clarinet [semi pro or pro level] made by LEBLANC,SELMER or BUFFET should not have any tonal problems...The A or C clarinet can...

Clarinet: C clarinet versus the B flat clarinet, c clarinet, two sharps
c clarinet, two sharps, flat clarinet: Hi Trevie, The reason why C clarinets are so rarely played is because they are more challenging to play in tune and the tone is not as rich and smooth sounding as the Bb clarinet. Try transposing, you ll be surprised at how quickly your mind adjusts. Just...

Clarinet: Coudet Clarinet, brouchure, ebay
brouchure, ebay, clarinets: Hello Margo...There is not much on the internet about these clarinets except that they were marketed [manufactured by?] Martin Freres co....As such, I suspect that it is a student level clarinet...There was a new one advertised in a 1957 brouchure for $175.00...

Clarinet: clarinet mouthpiece, clarinet mouthpiece, jazz sax
clarinet mouthpiece, jazz sax, sax player: Hello Dan, Mouthpieces and reeds are a very personal taste...What I think is great for me might be terrible for you...You will find the Leblanc 45 mouthpiece works well with the ESPRIT....If you play jazz, you might want to go for a more open mouthpiece...

Clarinet: Noblet clarinet, noblet, marching band
Clarinet: Noblet clarinet, noblet, marching band, clarinet

Clarinet: Help with the bflat scale high octave low octave, clarinet, cheers
clarinet, cheers, good luck: Hello Hayley....The notes to be played for the Bb scale .....Low Bb [below the stave] ...low C....low D.....LOW Eb....F [with thumb/left hand].....open G.... throat Ab..... throat Bb.... THAT IS THE 1ST OCTAVE...2ND OCTAVE CONTINUES ON FROM PREVIOUS...

Clarinet: help getting the right reeds for my wife, high school witch, local music store
high school witch, local music store, thomas crowley: Hi Thomas, That is a really great gift! Buy a small assortment of reeds at your local music store, if you can. Go for Vandoren reeds, if they have them, and buy one strength 2 1/2, two strength 3, and one strength 3 1/2. You ll have all of your bases...

Clarinet: music, real truth, new instruments
real truth, new instruments, playing music: Hi Valerie, First of all, you don t have to be good. There, it s the truth. All you have to do is enjoy playing music. It s difficult to enjoy playing music when you are so critical of yourself (believe me, I know from experience!). So your number one priority...

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet, small town usa, noblet clarinet
small town usa, noblet clarinet, instrumental program: Hello Julie...Unless you live in small town USA,you can probably find music instrument repairman in the phone book, or google it....Certainly, most US cities have them...If you strike out locally, find a school in your town that has a music [instrumental...

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet, unknown years, serial num
unknown years, serial num, rich tone: Hello Tony....Noblet made metal clarinets during the 1920 s and 30 s.....They do not publish complete serial num. lists for these years...and in fact,they list [up to 1960]serial numbers as unknown years ....Metal clarinets were not made anywhere after around...

Clarinet: Noblet clarinet, central ontario canada, noblet clarinet
central ontario canada, noblet clarinet, serial number: Hello Roy....Your specific serial number is not on the web but other numbers there show your clarinet made around 1961 or 62 at the latest...That would most likely make it a Noblet 27,a student grade instrument.....It would be ok to learn on and get back...

Clarinet: Providence of an Eb Buffet clarinet, buffet clarinet, r13
buffet clarinet, r13, e11: Hello Larry....If you have checked the serial number with the website which has verified the R-13, you most likely have the real deal....You can get any top brand Bb clarinet and then play that brands Eb clarinet and always find big playing differences [resistance...

Clarinet: Question on a noblet Paris A5177 Clairnet, noblet paris, ebay
noblet paris, ebay, unknown years: Hello Angie....Your particular serial number came under the heading of unknown years but I worked backward from the known years when about 4,500 units p/yr were manufactured...This dated your clarinet to 1956....This would be the year or pretty close to...

Clarinet: Value of Vintage Selmer Clarinet, selmer clarinet, serial number list
selmer clarinet, serial number list, playable instruments: Hello Gilda.....The only Selmer clarinet I could find in the Q series is from 1956, which is definately after the Cotton Club ....[You can check this out on the Selmer Serial number list at CLARINET PERFECTION ]......If your clarinet is from the 1930s,...

Clarinet: vito reso-tone, grandfathers, ebay
grandfathers, ebay, 37 years: Hello Kristine, Vito clarinets are the student line of instruments from Leblanc,and are usually made of plastic...Your clarinet was manufactured in 1974, so it is 37 years old...There seems to be a glut of clarinets on EBAY at the moment,many similar to...

Clarinet: B flat clarinet, flat clarinet, level quality
flat clarinet, level quality, ebay: Hello again Bonnie, If the clarinet was wood, you could possibly get another $50 for it...The main thing to remember is that your clarinet is regarded as student level quality....You are correct in that the makers of plastic clarinets today can make them...

Clarinet: Buffet Crampon E11, buffet crampon, african blackwood
buffet crampon, african blackwood, clarinets for sale: Hello Bethany....Currently,the price of a new E-11 clarinet in Australia is [AUST]$1500 to $1600.....I have seen a few for sale [a few years old] at $1100-1300....Your serial num. [not provided] indicates a 1993 manufactured date. That makes it 18 years...

Clarinet: Clarinet worth, wood clarinet, ebay
wood clarinet, ebay, serial number: Hello Shadan...I could find nothing on the internet about Carlton clarinets....It may be another brand name and Carlton is the model...You did not specify if the clarinet is wood or some other material...If it is wood, a wood clarinet [unknown make] at...

Clarinet: clarinet value, noblet paris, serial num
noblet paris, serial num, corks: Hello Tim....That clarinet serial num. indicates 1984 manufacture...It is a Noblet 45...top of the line Noblet...It is regarded as a good intermediate level instrument...They sell [used] from $500-1500....so $250 is a good price ,even if some work needs...

Clarinet: What is my clarinet worth?, selling on the internet, clarinets
selling on the internet, clarinets, selmer: Hello Rebekah....Your clarinet is regarded as an entry level intermediate clarinet...The serial numbers I found for this model indicates yours is from around 1962....Such clarinets as yours [50 yrs. old] are selling on the internet from $50- to $500. Your...

Clarinet: DNOBLET CLARINET, noblet, oval logo
noblet, oval logo, complete lists: Hello Marianne....Noblet does not publish complete lists until 1964 onwards....By questimating the numbers of clarinets made in later years from the lists, one can work backwards to a given serial number...This will usually be accurate within 2-3 years....Using...

Clarinet: Hawkes & Son clarinet, hotch potch, bakalite
hotch potch, bakalite, body pieces: Hello Steve, The serial number on the instrument indicates a manufacture date of 1914...Such instruments do not stand up against the modern clarinet design of today...A full overhaul could cost $350. or more and you probably could not get that back on...

Clarinet: LaMonte Clarinet, serial number list, silver guard
serial number list, silver guard, mouth piece: Hello Melinda....Your clarinet is a Martin Freres clarinet...the LaMonte model....This company went out of business in the late 1960s or early 1970s....Their clarinets are reguarded as student level...I saw one advertised as recently refurbished on sale...

Clarinet: Noblet 4, demo model, clarinets
demo model, clarinets, mouthpiece: Hello JJ....The Noblet is a student grade instrument and the Buffet B12 is I believe rated as intermediate....All things being equal, the Buffet would have been a better choice....It depends on how far your daughter wants to go with the clarinet...and how...

Clarinet: Noblet 40 Lablanc France, lablanc, noblet
lablanc, noblet, ebay: Hello Paul..Your specific serial number is not listed on the web but the closest to it dates your Noblet 40 to 1965...It is reqarded as an intermediate level instrument [not as good as the Noblet 45]...There is a glut of clarinets on EBAY at the moment [over...

Clarinet: old clarinet, clarinets, ebay
clarinets, ebay, grandfathers: Hello Lee, I could find nothing on internet re. this brand of clarinet...These no name or unknown name clarinets are usually student grade level...You did not specify wood or plastic....Clarinets such as yours sell on EBAY FOR $100-250 [PLASTIC] TO $150-350[WOOD]...

Clarinet: Too Sharp, clarinet player, middle sections
clarinet player, middle sections, occasional note: Congratulations, Justin! Your clarinet is operating exactly as it is intended. They are designed to play in tune when pulled out a little bit. That way, we have the flexibility to play in tune even when the atmosphere is cold (which lowers the pitch)....

Clarinet: Storing wood clarinets, selmer centered tone, almond oil
selmer centered tone, almond oil, humidifier: Hello Joel...When I think of basements, I think of cool and damp...If it were I, I would store in the house. Before departing, I would give them a good clean/polish and oil them inside and out with almond oil...This will be good for the wood and also keep...

Clarinet: Is it a Vintage Buffet R13 Clarinet? Please help., buffet r13 clarinet, auction website
buffet r13 clarinet, auction website, buffet crampon: Hello again....Check out an excellent website clarinetperfection and click on Buffet and SERIAL NUMBERS ....Scroll down and you will find your number in the R-13 group...I would trust this more than an automated answer service....Your decription...

Clarinet: value of leblanc symphonie II clarinet, clarinets, internet searches
clarinets, internet searches, leblanc: Hello Chanda....There are several Leblanc Symphonie clarinets on Ebay at the moment...One is an original SYYPHONIE [1950] recently overhauled...for $1100 Australian...There are also 2 Symphonie 2 clarinets [your model] on EBAY...ONE FOR $1495 US...ONE FOR...

Clarinet: Wooden Clarinet, clarinet, noelle
clarinet, noelle, serial number: Hello Noelle....Without the brand name of your clarinet,it would be difficult to locate the imformation you want...I can say that it probably will not be a pro-level instrument as that serial number is not found on the top 3 manufacturers....Cheers JAC...

Clarinet: 1925 Rene-Duual Clarinet, clarinets, clarinet
clarinets, clarinet, cheers: Hello Jannie...Most silver clarinets,if in perfect [overhauled condition]are valued around $200-250. [less than the overhaul cost]...There are a couple of brand name exceptions [not yours]...A silver clarinet in less than overhauled condition are usually...

Clarinet: age of clarinet, reputable place, serial num
reputable place, serial num, clarinets: Hello Claire, This is what I found on Windsor clarinets...Someone posted that they have a metal one [serial num. 58426] from the early 1920s...Yours would probably similar vintage..You did not specify wood/metal/or other material...More recently, China has...

Clarinet: Clarinet, replacement case, case value
replacement case, case value, ebay: Hello Joyce....From the appearance of the shine on the clarinet, I suspect that it is made of a material other than wood...One of the rings on the barrell is missing [the piece above the bell [end piece] in the photo....I can also see at least one cork that...

Clarinet: clarinets, boosey hawkes, benny goodman
boosey hawkes, benny goodman, artie shaw: Hello again Dick, I think the Series 9 is a great horn..Selmer did some refinements with the Series 10 and some called it Selmers answer to the Buffet R-13, which was winning in the market place...Overall, the 10 definately plays better in tune and the 12ths...

Clarinet: Click Barrel, clarinet case, barrells
clarinet case, barrells, ebay: Hello Shelley, I have only seen a few click barrells but have never handled one...I occassionally see them advertised on EBAY, or on a clarinet for sale...I am surprised they are not for sale on Google somewhere...You are concerned it may leak...Why?...Is...

Clarinet: Conn Clarinet 424 N B339876L, case plan, brass instruments
case plan, brass instruments, ebay: Hello Timothy, The only Conn serial number I can find near your clarinet [numbers after the B and without the the L] DATES TO 1950....I have never heard of Conn clarinets being referred to as professional level, though CONN make excellent brass instruments...So,...

Clarinet: Value of LeBlanc Clarinet
Clarinet: Value of LeBlanc Clarinet

Clarinet: LeBlanc/Noblet, noblet clarinet, leblanc paris
noblet clarinet, leblanc paris, bass clarinet: Hello Stace, Your Noblet clarinet was manufactured in 1969...It is an N45, which was Noblet top of the line..[The only higher level was the A45--basically the same but some engraving on the bell, and a little bit more attention to detail ....These are considered...

Clarinet: normandy4 clairinet, clairinet, ebay
clairinet, ebay, intermediate model: Hello Allan....I cannot determine the age of your clarinet because the company does not publish complete serial number lists [including your serial number]...I can tell you that the Normandy 4 is similar to the Noblet 40/45 models...It can be considered a...

Clarinet: Value of LeBlanc Clarinet, pete fountain clarinet, ebay
pete fountain clarinet, ebay, local university: Hello Michelle....The Leblanc Dynamic H clarinet has an excellent reputation...It was the Clarinet that the Leblanc Pete Fountain clarinet developed from. The Dynamic H does not show up to frequently on EBAY because it is a keeper ....It has a full big...

Clarinet: 1948 leblanc clarinet, clarinets, clarinet
clarinets, clarinet, ebay: Hello Annette....You did not supply much imformation about model or condition of the clarinet...I can tell you that by todays standards, Leblanc did not make fantastic clarinets until the SYMPHONIE series of clarinets...Many clarinet makes improved after...

Clarinet: American Professional Clarinet, local music store, clarinets
local music store, clarinets, american model: Hello Laura....I could not find this brand of clarinet on the web ....A good overhaul could cost up to $350, and then you would have a student level clarinet in good condition...Good student level clarinets can be purchased on EBAY for $400......It depends...

Clarinet: boosey and hawkes clarinet, boosey and hawkes, initals
boosey and hawkes, initals, ebay: Hello Steve, The earliest Boosey and Hawkes instruments are from 1857 and the serial numbers start at 4513....Luckily, you spotted the name REGENT on the instrument....The Regent is a student line of clarinets made by Boosey...They are a reasonable student...

Clarinet: Change clarinets, selmer centered tone, jazz work
selmer centered tone, jazz work, definately: Hello Gerard....The Selmer Center tone is a great horn...I know, it is one of the clarinets I use for jazz work...It has a big sound...I also have an R-13...I think the sound is a little more focused and the instrument responds better for me than the Selmer....I...

Clarinet: Lafayette Clarinets, ebay auction, lafayette paris
Clarinet: Lafayette Clarinets, ebay auction, lafayette paris, accurate notes

Clarinet: Lafayette Clarinets, lafayette paris, plated silver
lafayette paris, plated silver, mouth piece: Hello Lisa....My internet sources say most of these clarinets were made around 1900-1930....Most seem to be made of plastic and repairmen say they are not worth the expense of an overhaul unless you want to keep it and play it yourself...On EBAY, they occasionally...

Clarinet: Noblet clarinet, clarinets for sale, noblet clarinet
clarinets for sale, noblet clarinet, ebay: Hello Patrick...Your clarinet serial number [MANUFACTURED IN 1979] indicates a Noblet 45 clarinet,the top model from Noblet...It is regarded as an intermediate level clarinet...There is a huge amount of clarinets for sale on Ebay, so if you were to sell it...

Clarinet: value of clarinet and red velvet lined case, tone 3, clarinets
tone 3, clarinets, red velvet: Hello Carly...The serial number is within the 1974-5 manufacture dates....Resotone 3 was a model of the VITO brand of clarinets, which in turn was the student line of the parent company LEBLANC....They are considered a good quality studnt level instrument,if...

Clarinet: value of old clarinet, leblanc clarinet, ebay
leblanc clarinet, ebay, cosmetic issues: Hello Marsha...The Dynamic 2 was the model before the DYNAMIC H , which in turn was the clarinet that preceded the Pete fountain model 1606....The one thing these clarinets have in common is that they have a large bore [.590] and they are wonderful playing...

Clarinet: A BRAND NEW CLARINET PURCHASE, lisa canning, buffet r13
lisa canning, buffet r13, wwbw: Hi Victor, I usually order 3 clarinets at a time to try from www.wwbw.org Especially if you are considering a Buffet R13, it is important to try more than one because each one is so different from the next. Be sure to check intonation on each clarinet...

Clarinet: Clarinet age, noblet, clarinet
noblet, clarinet, intermediate level: Hello Samantha, If there is an A before the SERIAL NUMBER 84346,the clarinet is from 1978...If there is no A but just the number, the year of your clarinet manufacture is 1969...In both cases, the clarinet model is a Noblet 45, which is the best model they...

Clarinet: clarinet value, noblet paris, triangle shape
noblet paris, triangle shape, diamond shape: Hello again...With the added logo imfo you supplied, I believe you have a NOBLET 40 model,later called a NOBLET 27...Noblet does not supply full lists and I don t know how many were made each year...I estimate your clarinet is from 1967 [earliest] to 1969...

Clarinet: clarinet value, selmer paris, n series
selmer paris, n series, ebay: Hello Tammy...From the serial number [partly]provided, it sounds like you have a Selmer BT [balanced tone] model clarinet, from 1949...It was one of the top [pro] models in its day...These clarinets sell on EBAY for $500-800,depending on condition...The ...

Clarinet: clarinets, precise direction, series numbers
precise direction, series numbers, question thanks: Hello Again...Yamaha has a good reputation for making reasonable quality student clarinets that are not terribly expensive...I have not had any experience with the C100A or the Buffet 10...I expect the Buffet 10 is in the student range...It would probably...

Clarinet: finding the maker and value of a clarinet, repairman, clarinet
repairman, clarinet, aunts: Hello Sharrone....I could find nothing on your clarinet with the imformation provided...Re. value, you could take it to a repairman and ask for an assessment regarding repairs and value...If it is wood, it would be worth more than a plastic clarinet...As a...

Clarinet: gold painted clarinet, gold paint, black paint
gold paint, black paint, paint brush: Hello Scott, NO, I have not heard of painting clarinets...One is supposed to have color in ones playing but not with a paint brush...If you don t like the gold paint, paint thinner and careful rubbing should do the job,or you could always use some black...

Clarinet: LeBlanc Paris value, leblanc paris, ft lauderdale florida
leblanc paris, ft lauderdale florida, ebay: Hello Tom...The serial number on your clarinet indicates manufacture in late 1980...The LL model [yours] was a top line pro model from Leblanc. Woody Herman,among others ,used this model.. I suggestyou take it to a repair shop just for a check up...You wouldn...

Clarinet: Selmer Paris Silver Clarinet from 1930's, selmer paris, gold gilding
selmer paris, gold gilding, clarinets: Hello Ben, I could not find that serial number...Selmer made silver clarinets from 927-1935 or so...Any references to them seem to point to those dates...You can probably assume the clarinet in question was made between 1929-1934.Judging by the photo, this...

Clarinet: Trying to identify a Wurlitzer, website testimonials, google
website testimonials, google, clarinets: Hello Janelle, I must admit I have not heard of this brand of clarinet...If you put Wurlitzer clarinets into GOOGLE you will see their website,testimonials and descriptions, not to mention starting prices of 7,250 EUROS.Ido not have any personal experience...

Clarinet: Buffet Crampon, buffet clarinets, ebay
buffet clarinets, ebay, clarinet: Hello Heather, I believe your clarinet is a Buffet E-13 model, reguarded as a good intermediate level clarinet...You are correct about Buffet clarinets and their [good] reputation...Your clarinet would be woth a repair...or upgrade to an R=13 model..[pro-level]...These...

Clarinet: capital clarinet silver old, wood clarinet, clarinets
wood clarinet, clarinets, cheers: Hello Larry....I have not heard of that particular brand of clarinet but found a few mentions of it on the net....Usually, metal clarinets in poor condition sell for as little as $25-30 if in poor condition, and up to $200-250 if restored....As it costs $250-300...

Clarinet: clarinet, vito clarinet, ebay
vito clarinet, ebay, quality student: Hello Susan...I could not find any Vito lists with that particular clarinet serial number...Vito clarinets have been around a long time [ since the 1960s at least]...The 7214 is made of plastic...It has a reputation as a good quality student level instrument...The...

Clarinet: Clarinet, selmer clarinet, good shape
selmer clarinet, good shape, bundy: Hi Mary, Well, I suppose the clarinet is worth what the other person is willing to pay. If it is clean and in working condition (and none of the pads need to be replaced), I might charge $50 for it. If it needs work, I would give it away. The cost to get...

Clarinet: Clarinet, boosey hawkes, edgeware
boosey hawkes, edgeware, plastic construction: Hello Ray...The Edgeware was the student line of clarinets from Boosey & Hawkes..Some were made of plastic,some of wood...The serial number of your clarinet indicates 1947 manufacture....As a 64 year old student level clarinet [in excellent condition] it...

Clarinet: clarinet-serial #27394E, evette, plastic models
evette, plastic models, hard rubber: Hello Jenny.....Evette is the student line of clarinets from Buffet, although the high end Evette models are wooden and are regarded as good intermediate level clarinets...Thank you for including the information that your clarinet is stamped sponsored by...

Clarinet: H Bettoney Columbia Model, cork
Clarinet: H Bettoney Columbia Model, cork

Clarinet: H Bettoney Columbia Model, marching band music, cork grease
marching band music, cork grease, marching band music holder: Hello Mary Beth, The Columbia model is said to be the intermediate model that Bettoney made....Not many serial number lists but the bulk of these clarinets were made between 1920-1940....Silver clarinets these days,even if restored ,fetch around $200-400,and...

Clarinet: High notes, clarinet mouthpiece, classical clarinetist
clarinet mouthpiece, classical clarinetist, hi jack: Hello Claire...I used to have the same problem...There is a method book called STACCATO STUDIES by REGINALD KELL [ a great classical clarinetist from England]...Looking at that book would fix your problem....If you have a metronome....set it at 80...then...

Clarinet: The highest note on clarinet/ How to play it, clarinet study, clarinet player
clarinet study, clarinet player, fingering chart: Hi Emily, Here s a link to a fingering chart that is straightforward. Good luck with your C# scale - I like to think of it as the Db scale, most of the time. http://www.woodwind.org/clarinet/Study/FingeringCharts/bbfinger.html Cheers, Rebecc...

Clarinet: New reed and ligature, clarinet player, rovner ligatures
clarinet player, rovner ligatures, rovner ligature: Hi Richard, Well, it won t hurt to try. Everyone is different, so whatever motivates you to enjoy playing sounds like a solid plan to me. I haven t like the sound of Fibracell reeds for myself, you might like the convenience of it and also not mind the...

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet, noblet paris, noblet clarinet
noblet paris, noblet clarinet, band instrument: Hello David, The serial number is usually located on the underside of the lower/AND-OR upper joint..near the bottom....If it is a Noblet 40 or 45 model..it is a good quality intermediate level clarinet...It costs $300-400 for an overhaul, but it may not...

Clarinet: Selmer Bundy clarinet, selmer bundy clarinet, wood grains
selmer bundy clarinet, wood grains, ebay: Hello Karen....Selmer Bundy clarinets are student grade and most are plastic [resonite]...It would not say wood/resonite on the instrument...If still in doubt ,look for tiny wood grains in the instrument...A repairman could immediately tell you if it is...

Clarinet: Value of my clarinet, pedler, simulated wood
pedler, simulated wood, clarinets: Hello Karl....I believe Pedler were mainly known for their metal clarinets....From your description,it probably is wood because the plastic clarinet makers did not start making a simulated wood grain finish until much later...As to value, I always value clarinets...

Clarinet: Value of Clarinet, elbow grease, abrasive cloth
elbow grease, abrasive cloth, ebay: Hello Jim.....The Yamaha YCL-24 is a good quality [plastic] student level clarinet...This series was made in Japan 1979-1986....They sell on EBAY for $150-300,if in good condition....The best thing for removing stickers off of a plastic clarinet would be...

Clarinet: Age of my Carinet, flat clarinet, carinet
flat clarinet, carinet, ebay: Hello Daniel...The earliest serial number I could find for your clarinet is 2385,which is from the year 1965....Presumably, your clarinet is a few years older than this...These are usually intermediate level clarinets,selling for $400. or so on Ebay [if in...

Clarinet: age and value, red velvet, best brands
red velvet, best brands, clarinet: Hello Jim...The Pedler company made clarinets of plastic,wood, or silver...I will assume yours is silver because Pedler silver clarinets are worth more than some other brands...There are no serial number lists for these clarinets but a Pedler clarinet with...

Clarinet: Clarinet Value, peter eaton, marigaux
peter eaton, marigaux, value question: Hello again Deb....Yup, the extra letter makes a difference...SML stands for STRASSER/MARIGAUX/LEMAIRE..who made the clarinets...Most were student level. of hard rubber...The ones with the extra marking Marigaux were of wood and more pro level...They did...

Clarinet: Community Orchestra Audition, clarinet concerto, community orchestra
clarinet concerto, community orchestra, thougths: Hi, The exposition from the first movement of Mozart is most commonly used at auditions, so that would be perfect. Add something contasting - maybe Stravinsky 3 Pieces. Excerpts could be from Beethoven 6th or 8th... Szalowski would be fine - probably...

Clarinet: Clarinet Value, star model, line model
Clarinet: Clarinet Value, star model, line model, ebay

Clarinet: leblanc LL Clarinet, selmer, clarinets
selmer, clarinets, clarinet: Hello John...My apologies for not getting to your answer sooner...We are updating our computer and I usually don t use cafes to respond to this list...The closest date of manufacture for your LL is 1976...I have not played an LL but I see only good reports...

Clarinet: staccato, practice diary, metronone
practice diary, metronone, alfred reed: Hello Nick....Thank you for your question....The tongue is a muscle which has to be exercised to make it move faster....Try setting your metronome to 80 and play quarter notes [one note per metronome click]....You should be able to manage that...Next, play...

Clarinet: 19 Year Old Clarinet, Vito clarinet, value
Vito clarinet, value: Dear Danielle, Vito is the plastic entry-level clarinet made by the Leblanc Company. Reso-Tone is their brand name for plastic. Vitos are excellent quality clarinets and are extremely durable. However, they re very numerous on the second-hand market,...

Clarinet: 72s artley wood clarinet, franco raggi, wood clarinet
franco raggi, wood clarinet, serial number list: Hello Lesley, You are correct in that there is not much information on the net re. Artley clarinets...I did find one published serial number list which went up to the year 1991 [serial number 4129999]...By looking at the previous years and numbers, your...

Clarinet: Antique Conn Clarinet, C.G._Conn, clarinet
C.G._Conn, clarinet, age: Dear Jason, Older clarinets marked C.G. Conn were quite good. (Later ones marked just Conn were much lower quality.) See http://test.woodwind.org/Databases/lookup.php/Klarinet/2003/10/000737.txt. Yours was made in 1929 http://www.musictrader.com/conn.html....

Clarinet: Ault Supreme Paris Clarinet, Ault clarinet, Malerne
Ault clarinet, Malerne, Barbier: Dear Marybeth, Ault Supreme clarinets have been discussed a few times on the Clarinet pages, with inconsistent opinions. Some say they re only for beginners. Others say they re a step up from that level http://test.woodwind.org/oboe/BBoard/read.html?f=1&i=259968&t=259968....

Clarinet: Buffet Crampon, Buffet_R13, price
Buffet_R13, price: Dear Michael, You re very generous, and your daughter is a lucky young woman. Buffet makes many models, but the R13 is as good as any of them. A large majority of professional players in the U.S. play R13s. If the Buffet you re considering has no model...

Clarinet: clarinet, Bundy clarinet, age
Bundy clarinet, age, value: Dear Janet, Bundy clarinets were beginner-level instrument made by the Selmer Company. At the beginning some were made of wood, but by 1948 they were made only of plastic http://www.clarinetperfection.com/clsnSelmerUSA.htm#Bundy. The Bundy name was discontinued....

Clarinet: clarinet value, clarinet_in_A, Paul Gerard
clarinet_in_A, Paul Gerard, value: Dear Michele, Congratulations. If your son or daughter is 15 and already playing in a community orchestra, s/he obviously has talent. Very few 15-year-olds own an A clarinet, and any decent instrument is better than none. If s/he goes to a conservatory,...

Clarinet: clarinet value, gerrard, clarinet
Clarinet: clarinet value, gerrard, clarinet

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet, repair man, paris france
repair man, paris france, clarinet: Hey Rico, I still don t know what model it is without any more information but here is the information I know to help you figure out what model it might be. I hope this helps. +Leblanc Vito - Beginner plastic +Leblanc Normandy - Step up from Vito,...

Clarinet: paul gerard paris clarinet, clarinet case, wood clarinet
clarinet case, wood clarinet, paul gerard: Hi Michele, A Buffet E-11 should do the trick for you. The nice thing about buying a used A clarinet is that they haven t seen as much practice and performance hours as their Bb counterparts. Here is one I came across in a quick search: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Buffet-Crampon-E11-A-Paris-Wood-Clarinet-case-Made-in-France-/251159433934?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3a7a44d2ce...

Clarinet: serial and model numbers on clarinet, worth your money, old model
worth your money, old model, model numbers: Hey Jessica, I am sorry I don t know what year it was built or how old it is. I also don t know the condition of the clarinet. Based on that I would estimate that you could get anywhere from $100 to $500. Is there a 4 anywhere on the clarinet? If there...

Clarinet: VALUE ON CLARINET, noblet paris, appraisel
noblet paris, appraisel, presentation case: Hello Daisy, The Model 45 Noblet is the best from this manufacturer...When in new [or overhauled] condition [new pads/springs/corks/ and non smelly presentation case]..they play like a good intermediate level clarinet and are worth $800-1200....The serial...

Clarinet: 1970s Noblet Clarinet, noblet clarinet, nori
noblet clarinet, nori, carry case: Hello Nori; The serial number indicates a Noblet 45 clarinet,which is regarded as a good intermediate clarinet...If it is in near perfect [overhauled condition] with a good carry case, they can fetch between $850 and 1100 or more on EBAY...If it needs work,...

Clarinet: Clarinet, boosey and hawkes, clarinets for sale
boosey and hawkes, clarinets for sale, ebay: Hello Leonie, Regent clarinets are the student line of Boosey and Hawkes,and they were made in the tens of thousands....They were made of wood or plastic, you did not specify yours....However, the manufacture date of your clarinet is 1971....If you check...

Clarinet: Selmer BT Vintage Clarinet Serial #L7177, google search, music student
google search, music student, google: Hi Linda, It depends on the overall sound (no impossibly stuffy notes, c# is the likeliest culprit) the intonation, and the price. If the 12ths play close to in tune and there are not any notes that play particularly out of tune- very flat notes are the...

Clarinet: Selmer Depose clarinet, Selmer clarinet serial number
Selmer clarinet serial number: Steve - I m out of circulation for the time being after surgery, so I don t have access to information to answer your question. For the present and near future, I m on the AllExperts Inactive list. That said, I ve never heard of a Series 6 Selmer either....

Clarinet: Silver King Clarinet, gold wash, vintage instrument
gold wash, vintage instrument, silver kings: Phyllis, Sorry to get so late to you. I have just finished my concerts with my band and now getting ready for my Christmas Concert! To answer your question I must say, one does not come across a Silver King Clarinet. If you find the right person...

Clarinet: Wurlitzer Clarinets Worth, boehm system, clarinet
boehm system, clarinet, fingering: HellThese are student level clarinets..The Albert system is the old fingering system,not as advanved as the Boehm system....Your clarinet would be of interest to a player of this system, or a collector. In any case, it would be worth about $200.00 Cheers...

Clarinet: Buffet clarinet, buffet clarinet, academy model
buffet clarinet, academy model, cosmetic issues: Hello Sandra, Sorry about the delay in this answer. I did answer and send it some days ago but a glitch in the system did not send it on. Your clarinet comes from batch 69713-73319,which means these clarinets were made in 1962... Some 50 years ago, if...

Clarinet: Clarinet, boosey and hawkes, endland
boosey and hawkes, endland, clarinet: Hello ROBYN, The clarinet in question has roots going back to 1821, and has had several owners and names...The company mainly made flutes and was bought out by Boosey and Hawkes in 1943, which continued to make them...They are student line instruments with...

Clarinet: Clarinet Buffet Crampon, buffet clarinet, clarinet buffet
buffet clarinet, clarinet buffet, ebay: Hello Isabel, According to Buffet serial number lists, clarinets with the serial numbers between 153324-163567 fall into the R-13 range and are from 1975.....Buffet clarinet barrels retail for up to $190.00 and more but can be found on EBAY for $100.00, which...

Clarinet: New Vito 7212 for free or a LeBlanc Pete Fountain for $600?, pete fountain, ebay
pete fountain, ebay, cold nights: Hi David, This one is easy - go with the plastic Vito for marcing band. Option 3 might be worth the effort and risk if immediate cash is not an issue. As far as your rental fees over the years, you can comfort your invesment minded self with the fact that...

Clarinet: Noblet artist Clarinet, barcelona spain, artist model
barcelona spain, artist model, carlos lopez: Hello Carlos, The Noblet Artist model is the best model made by Noblet..It is considered an intermediate standard clarinet...The serial number you provided comes from 1986...If the clarinet is in new [overhauled ] condition with new pads/corks etc, you could...

Clarinet: Noblet Bb clarinet Serial #9164, level instruments, ebay
level instruments, ebay, wood grain: Hello Marilyn, You did not specify if your clarinet is made of wood [small wood grain can be seen] or plastic...In any case, except for the NOBLET 45, these clarinets are student level instruments...Yours is from 1953 so if plastic and in good condition,...

Clarinet: clarinet date & value???, boosey hawkes, level instruments
boosey hawkes, level instruments, ebay: Hello Claire....You did not specify if your clarinet is wood or plastic...Regents were student level instruments made from both materials....Currently on EBAY, there are plastic Regents from 80 pounds to $120-150....There is an overhauled Regent [wooden] for...

Clarinet: hawkes and son clarinet, boosey, hi jack
boosey, hi jack, clarinet: Hello Rob, The Hawkes and Son company manufactured clarinets under that name until 1930,when they merged with Boosey to become Boosey and Hawkes...The Hawkes clarinets were considered a good instrument in its time, but would not stand up to a modern clarinet...

Clarinet: Old clarinet, 19. century, antique instruments, dessau germany
antique instruments, dessau germany, quess: Hello Andrej, You are correct.. tHERE .very little on the net regarding this early clarinet maker, just a few references to his name,dates...It might be interesting to restore this instrument to perfect condition to see how it plays...It may be of some...

Clarinet: Selmer SPECIAL Clarinet, vandoren b45, selmer paris
vandoren b45, selmer paris, wood clarinet: Hi Mike, Mouthpieces do get blown out over time so it s possible that your daughter needed a new one. I prefer the Vandoren M15 to the B45, though. It s also possible that your daughter s clarinet is blown out. Have her check the intonation on her...

Clarinet: Boosey & Hawkes clarinet, serial num, hard rubber
serial num, hard rubber, ebay: Hello Rowena Your clarinet serial number indicates a manufacture date of around 1984...The serial num. indeed indicates an IMPERIAL model...This is an intermediate level clarinet...Most were made of hard rubber but some made of wood...You can verify this...

Clarinet: Buffet R13, clarinet model Buffet R13
clarinet model Buffet R13: Since the clarinet has no model markings, it s an R13. a href= http://www.woodwind.org/clarinet/Equipment/HowOld/Buffet.html This chart /a shows that serial number 99651 was made in 1968. The number 1131 also indicates that the barrel is for an R13, and...

Clarinet: my clarinet, ken shaw, antiques road show
ken shaw, antiques road show, beginner level: Nina - There have been several questions here about Hallmark clarinets. See http://en.allexperts.com/q/Clarinet-2214/Hallmark-Clarinet.htm http://en.allexperts.com/q/Clarinet-2214/Hallmark-Clarinet-1.htm http://en.allexperts.com/q/Clarinet-2214/f/Hallmark-Clarinet.htm...

Clarinet: clarinet value, noblet clarinet, clarinets for sale
noblet clarinet, clarinets for sale, ebay: Hello Clare....Your clarinet is a Noblet 45 model, the best model Noblet makes....It is reguarded as a high end intermediate clarinet...The bore of these clarinets is .584, which is bigger than most clarinets...A big full sound is possible on these instruments....Brand...

Clarinet: Clarinet value, intermediate grade, clarinets
intermediate grade, clarinets, selmer: Dear Peter, You did not specify if your clarinet is wood or plastic.They were made from both materials...No matter...Currently , on EBAY, there are several of these clarinets [of both materials ] for sale...Some say overhauled or reconditioned ...These...

Clarinet: clarinet value - noblet, clarinets, clarinet
clarinets, clarinet, intermediate level: Hello John, The Noblet Artist clarinet is the best model from Noblet...It is reguarded as a good intermediate level clarinet...Your Noblet serial number indicates manufacture in 1985...At the moment ,there does not seem to be any new Artist models for...

Clarinet: G.mollenhauer&söhne, Mollenhauer clarinet value
Mollenhauer clarinet value: a href= http://www.gustav-mollenhauer.de/Klarinette.html Gustav Mollenhauer and Sons /a makes clarinets today in the German Oehler style. However, their models are mostly at the student level. Unless your clarinet is their top Model 46, with 25 keys...

Clarinet: help identifying my instrument, e13, woodwind
e13, woodwind, clarinet: Hi Connor, It looks like it might be an R13 from 1968, according to http://woodwind.org/clarinet/Equipment/HowOld/Buffet.html It appears to be well cared for in the pictures. As long as you can play it in tune without too much difficulty and the sound...

Clarinet: Metal Clarinet, clarinet, Pedler
clarinet, Pedler, Capitol: Michel - I own a wood Lyric by Pedler Bb, S/N E3755, which I got several years ago for $99. It plays reasonably well, but it s badly out of tune. Pedler made many, many clarinets, almost all at the beginner or intermediate level. I think any metal...

Clarinet: Noblet clar, amateur player, decent condition
amateur player, decent condition, repair person: Hi Sherman, I cannot imagine why he would not let you try the clarinet, that is a huge red flag. The only way to know what it is worth is to play it. Use a tuner and check the 12th to make sure they aren t too far apart. Listen for even sound across the...

Clarinet: 1928 Buffet Clarinet value, buffet clarinet, approximate value
buffet clarinet, approximate value, clarinets: Hello Dawna....I agree with the 1928 year of manufacture...Your clarinet is 84 years old...If it is in overhauled condition, it would be worth $300-400...Buffet introduced many design features to clarinets 1955 onwards...Your clarinet has missed out on that,so...

Clarinet: 1934 Buffet Clarinets, clarinet, Buffet
clarinet, Buffet, one-piece: Doug - Buffets from 1934 can be very good. Everything depends on how much use they have had. I own three older Buffets (two from 1908 and one from 1929) that had been put in storage and were pristine. All of them required extensive restoration, but play...

Clarinet: I have barely any experience and need help again, clarinet teacher, alto clarinet
clarinet teacher, alto clarinet, exercise books: Hell Casen....I suggest that you dig out your old exercise books that you started with,[or buy one] and look at the fingering charts,take it slowly,and I think you will find things will become familiar again...Regarding embouchure, practice long tones in...

Clarinet: Buffet Greenline clarinet, buffet r13, nasty problems
buffet r13, nasty problems, lower register: Buffet has stopped issuing lists of serial numbers, but 606907 comes from approximately 2008 or 2009. A clarinet that new -- particularly a Greenline -- should not have wear-related problems. Furthermore, Greenline clarinets play exactly like grenadilla...

Clarinet: Buffet R13 Greenline clarinet, buffet r13, nasty problems
buffet r13, nasty problems, lower register: Hello Dominic, Some of the issues you raise [F# not coming all the way up etc.] sounds like adjustment issues...I have not played a BUFFET Greenline but the clarinet chat rooms are usually favorible...I suggest you take the clarinet to a good repairman...

Clarinet: Bundy Clarinet The Selmer Co., clarinet, Bundy
clarinet, Bundy, used: There is a serial number list at http://www.woodwind.org/clarinet/Equipment/HowOld/BBBC.html . Platic (Resonite) Bundy clarinets were made in large numbers and appear constantly on eBay and other auction sites such as Goodwill http://www.shopgoodwill.com/search/SearchKey.asp?itemTitle=clarinet&catid=0&sellerID=all&closed=no&minPrice=&maxPrice=&sortBy=itemEndTime&SortOrder=a&showthumbs=on...

Clarinet: CLARINET, clarinet, Boosey
clarinet, Boosey, Hawkes: According to the serial number list at http://www.boosey.com/shop/prod/ , your clarinet was made in 1979. B&H no longer makes clarinets, but used ones frequently appear on auction sites such as eBay. The company made clarinets at many levels, from beginner...

Clarinet: Clarinet and number of flats/sharps, scales, sharps
scales, sharps, flats: I m not sure what you re asking. The scale with two flats is Bb major. There are no flats in the key of D major. There are two sharps, which apply in all octaves. If you start on the lowest D (below the first line of the staff) and play a scale in D major...

Clarinet: Clarinet purchase, Barbier, clarinet
Barbier, clarinet, Selmer: Jennifer - Barbier clarinets have been discussed over 100 times on the Clarinet bulletin board and the Klarinet mailing list. See in particular http://test.woodwind.org/clarinet/BBoard/read.html?f=1&i=9380&t=9380 and http://test.woodwind.org/Databases/lookup.php/Klarinet/2004/03/000849.txt...

Clarinet: Clarinet value, used clarinet, Hallmark
used clarinet, Hallmark, stencil: Mark - The Hallmark brand is unfamiliar among clarinetists. Your clarinet is almost certainly a stencil. That is, it was made by a large maker that churns out student-quality clarinets to be sold by music stores as their own models. Hallmark clarinets...

Clarinet: construction year of bas clarinet, ken shaw, bass clarinets
ken shaw, bass clarinets, vera vera: Vera - From the fact that the serial number has a letter followed by numbers, I assume that your bass is a Selmer. Selmer assigns serial numbers to Paris-made clarinets of all sizes depending on the date they were finished. Thus, N1000 might be a Bb,...

Clarinet: I need help picking out a good, new clarinet ligature, jazz clarinetist, yamaha 450
jazz clarinetist, yamaha 450, european orchestra: Hello Nicole.....I am a full time pro [jazz] clarinetist though I did play solo clarinet in a symphony orchestra for three years..You can check me out on YOU TUBE...You probably won t like my answer but that is ok...I personally don t think a ligature makes...

Clarinet: Need more info on my Clarinet, clarinet, Noblet
clarinet, Noblet, date: Angie - Noblet has always been a student clarinet made by the Leblanc company. If the body is wood, it s a first-level step-up instrument. They re good quality clarinets and will serve a beginning or intermediate player well. They appear on the auction...

Clarinet: Value of old Buffet Crampon Clarinet, buffet crampon clarinet, local music store
buffet crampon clarinet, local music store, quality maker: Hello Jay, Your clarinet serial number indicates it is in fact an R-13 Buffet, considered by many [including me] to be one of the top clarinets made...It does sound like it needs a complete overhaul and maybe a new case [if the current one has that bad...

Clarinet: Value of older Boosey & Hawkes clarinet, clarinets, clarinet
clarinets, clarinet, intonation: Hello Steven, Your clarinet model number indicates manufacture in 1964...You did not specify if this clarinet is wood or plastic because this model [ EMPEROR] was made by both materials...These are student level clarinets, though if made of wood, could be...

Clarinet: Vintage Selmer Value, henri selmer paris, professional clarinetist
henri selmer paris, professional clarinetist, mid 1950s: Hello Jack, The earliest [and START number] I could find for the L series is L1000 which was manufactured in 1931...My earlier answer stands re. value,mostly because of the age of the instrument...Clarinets greatly improved in the mid 1950s onwards,due...

Clarinet: York Clarinet, wood clarinet, ebay
wood clarinet, ebay, clarinets: Hello Juan, not much on the net re. this brand of clarinet....The name has popped up before and you can occassionally find them on EBAY....The value of these student level clarinets [if in excellent condition] would be $150-300 ON ebay....Cheers JAC...

Clarinet: Age of horn, bass_clarinet, bundy
bass_clarinet, bundy, serial_number: Dear Mannley - There are Bundy serial number lists, but they re all over the place. George M. Bundy made clarinets and kept his own serial number list. For example, a list for Buescher-Bundy at http://www.musictrader.com/buescher.html shows s/n 24255...

Clarinet: Boosey & Hawkes Clarinet, thumb rest, instrument production
thumb rest, instrument production, prestigious music: Dear Ben - Boosey & Company and Hawkes & Sons were prestigious music publishers established in the late 1700s, both of which branched out into instrument production. They merged to become Boosey & Hawkes in 1930 and made clarinets at various levels from...

Clarinet: clarinet, normandy, clarinet
normandy, clarinet, age: Dear Terry, As you say, Normandy was Leblanc s student model. They re good quality instruments. They came in plastic (Reso-Tone) and wood. Leblanc s plastic clarinets are now sold under the brand name Vito. Plastic Normandys typically sell on eBay...

Clarinet: Martin Freres Deluxe Clarinet
Clarinet: Martin Freres Deluxe Clarinet

Clarinet: Hawkes & Son Metal Clarinet, cumbria uk, clarinets for sale
cumbria uk, clarinets for sale, musical friend: Hello Hugh, Hawkes and Son made instruments from 1860 until 1930,when they were bought out by Boosey and became BOOSEY and HAWKES.....The serial number 14131 falls within the serial numbers of 11197 to 18020 so I guesstimate the clarinet in question is from...

Clarinet: History of my clarinet, clarinet, Vito
clarinet, Vito, mouthpiece: Angela - Leblanc is one of the top clarinet makers. Vito is its plastic beginner s model, and Resotone is its trademark name for the plastic. Leblanc serial numbers exist in several sequences, and it can be a puzzle to figure out which one applies....

Clarinet: Identify Clarinet, clarient, ebay
clarient, ebay, clarinets: Hello Brenda, Your clarinet sounds like it could be a Noblet 45, which is an intermediate level clarinet and the top of the line from Noblet [the lesser grade clarinets from LEBLANC]...I am not sure of this because the serial number seems to high...Perhaps...

Clarinet: leblanc clarinet, clarinet, Leblanc
clarinet, Leblanc, value: Dear Brian - Leblanc is one of the best makers, and their top models play beautifully. I can t tell you much about yours without knowing two things: (1) the serial number, which is stamped on the back of the upper joint at the bottom, and (2) any words...

Clarinet: Martin Freres Deluxe Clarinet, martin freres, deluxe
martin freres, deluxe, date: Hello Jerry - Martin Freres was a long-time French maker, in business from 1840 to the 1923. See http://test.woodwind.org/clarinet/BBoard/read.html?f=1&i=9481&t=9481 . A U.S. trademark application was filed in 1946, so the company was active until then,...

Clarinet: PEDLER ALTO CLARINET, pedler, clarinet
pedler, clarinet, serial-number: Hello Mannley - I apologize for not looking up information about the Pedler alto. Your question was about dating a Bundy bass clarinet, so I assumed that was all you wanted. Dating Pedlers is difficult, since the company is long out of business. Despite...

Clarinet: selling my clarinet, wood clarinet, catergory
wood clarinet, catergory, clarinets: Hello Tori, There appear to be several models within the ADVANTAGE range of clarinets...They sell now, new at $400, $650 ad $899. for the most expensive model...The thing they have in common is that they are all student level clarinets,but very good in...

Clarinet: Selmer Soloist wooden serial number 34419 USA, clarinet, Selmer
clarinet, Selmer, Soloist: Dear Debi - Selmer is one of the top clarinet makers. It makes many models for everyone from beginners to professionals, and each of them is well made and reliable. Their professional models are made in France. Those make in the USA, like yours, are...

Clarinet: A vs Bb Clarinet, Buffet, A-clarinet
Buffet, A-clarinet, age: Hello Sterling, Buffet R13 A clarinets have a noticeably wider space between the right hand index and middle finger holes than a Bb. Also, the distance from the top of the throat A key to the top of the lower joint is longer on an A. This one has both...

Clarinet: Whaley royce Clarinet, royce co, ebay
royce co, ebay, clarinets: Hello Vicki, There is no question in your email..I can tell you that this Canadian company was started in 1888 and went out of business in 1969...I rarely come across chat about this brand of instrument or have not heard good/bad reviews...I can assume...

Clarinet: Age of clarinet, Hawkes and Son clarinet
Hawkes and Son clarinet: Dear Caroline, The expert on Hawkes & Son clarinets is Raymon Wodkowski, who answered a similar question at http://en.allexperts.com/q/Clarinet-2214/2009/8/Hawkes-Son-Clarinet.htm . He has access to the Hawkes & Son ledgers, which I don t believe are...

Clarinet: Buffet Crampon BC1131G50 R13 Greenline Bb Clarinet Nickel Keys, professional quality instrument, buffet r13
professional quality instrument, buffet r13, clarinet teacher: Angela - The seller s feedback looks good. I looked up Cascio Interstate Music and found that it is a large store in Wisconsin near Milwaukee. Their site is very complete http://www.interstatemusic.com/ , and they let you return a purchase you re not...

Clarinet: Buffet Crampton, buffet crampon clarinet, magic clarinet
buffet crampon clarinet, magic clarinet, clarinet lessons: Hi Victoria, Yeah, and I have a bridge to sell you... Pass on this magic clarinet, there is no way it is worth $3500. Clarinets do not improve with age, unlike some instruments (like the violin). The problem with old clarinets is that the inside...

Clarinet: Clarinet-Buffet Crampon E11 Paries, clarinet buffet, buffet crampon
clarinet buffet, buffet crampon, clarinets: Hello John, The Buffet website states that the E-11 model is a student grade instrument,so I would assume the Germany models would be the same, made under licence from Buffet -Paris.......Knowing the quality of workmanship in Buffet [I have an R-13 model...

Clarinet: D Noblet Metal Clarinet, noblet, raised-logo
noblet, raised-logo, clarinet: Tom - I apologize for not answering your question sooner, but I had a bad computer crash and am only now getting back to normal. I have good news. While most metal clarinets are junk, you found one of the good ones. The logo in a raised diamond on the...

Clarinet: Fecha Fabricacion Clarinete, Buffet, RC
Buffet, RC, manufacturing date: Hello Francisco, Your Buffet RC was made in 2000. See the list at http://www.eatonrapidsjunkbarn.com/reference/serialnumbers/BuffetCrampon.htm . The F prefix means that it was made at A-442 or A-444, depending on the length of the barrel, 65mm or 64mm....

Clarinet: ligature, clarinet player, ligatures
clarinet player, ligatures, mouthpiece: Hello Dick, I have seen a few of these, but not personally tried them...Personally, I think if you have a ligature with one tightening screw instead of two, you would be in trouble if you striped the thread on it before a performance...I have tried a few...

Clarinet: Martin Freres clarinets, level category, ebay
level category, ebay, intermediate level: Hello Richard, You are correct regarding [lack of] information about these clarinets...I did see a mention of them surviving into the early 1970s but cannot locate that link now...I used to own one of these clarinets many years ago and did not like it...

Clarinet: Mouthpiece advice, mouthpiece, vandoren
mouthpiece, vandoren, band director: Hi Angelica, Congrats on your excellent choice in instruments. Your mouthpiece should be fine, and isn t it about $90? Your band director probably has some stock mouthpieces around his/her office that you can have if you really don t want to use it,...

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet, noblet, clarinet
noblet, clarinet, quality: Hello Stacey, Noblet is the line of plastic beginner-level and wood intermediate-level clarinets made by the Leblanc company. The best source of information on Leblanc is the Clarinet Perfection site. A Noblet serial number list is at http://www.clarinetperfection.com/snclarinet.htm#SNNoblet...

Clarinet: another noblet clarinet, Noblet, clarinet
Noblet, clarinet: Noblet is the line of plastic beginner-level and wood intermediate-level clarinets made by the Leblanc company. I m not familiar with any model 7118b. If this is the serial number (stamped on the back of the upper joint, usually at the bottom) it may...

Clarinet: Noblet clarinet's age, clarinet, Noblet
clarinet, Noblet, serial number: Dear Angelica, The best source of information on Leblanc clarinets is Clarinet Perfection. The serial number list at http://www.clarinetperfection.com/snclarinet.htm#SNNoblet shows that Nobler S/N A50444 was made in 1975. Noblet clarinets are very...

Clarinet: Noblet Paris Clarinet, noblet clarinet, noblet paris
noblet clarinet, noblet paris, ebay: Hello Jimmy, I can find no reference to a model 3941....The Noblet clarinet is the student brand of Leblanc clarinets...If you want a Noblet, go for the NOBLE 40 or the best model, the Noblet 45 or Noblet ARTIST model...These are intermediate level instruments...

Clarinet: Normany 4 Clairnet, clairnet, level instruments
clairnet, level instruments, right question: Hello James The highest Normandy 4 serial number I can find on the net is 98798 and that is 1983...They were made until around 1990 [the latest date referred to that I could find.] Yours would be one of the later models...They sell on the web for $400-800,...

Clarinet: Schreiber Clarinet, wood clarinet, serial number list
wood clarinet, serial number list, markneukirchen: Hello Peter, I cannot locate a serial number list for these clarinets...They are manufactured in MARKNEUKIRCHEN,GERMANY...The company started in 1946 although they did not start clarinet manufacture until 1954...They are still in business and have made over...

Clarinet: 1968 con circa clarinet, google search bar, conn selmer
google search bar, conn selmer, selmer company: Hello Dana, If you put CONN CLARINETS into the Google search bar, you will get a bit of information on this instrument maker...I believe they were bought out by the SELMER company because the recent instruments say CONN-SELMER .......Conn makes highly...

Clarinet: appraisal, Cavalier alto clarinet, value
Cavalier alto clarinet, value: Dear jeana - The Cavalier name was owned by the G.C. Conn Company. Most Cavalier alto clarinets were made of metal rather than wood, but there may have been some in wood. They were among the least expensive altos made. Conn makes brass instruments,...

Clarinet: Boosey and Hawkes, clarinet, serial number
clarinet, serial number, cheers: Hello Simon, I can find nothing on Boosey and Hawkes Special clarinets... The serial number shows the instrument is from 1952....For more on B AND H, go to CLARINET PERFECTION.COM.. and follow the links...Sorry I could not be of more help....Cheers...

Clarinet: clarinet, artley clarinet, serial nr
artley clarinet, serial nr, ebay: Hello Conrad, I could not understand the sintax of your question...Artley clarinets are student grade instruments,usually made of plastic..They appear on EBAY for $70-400, depending on age and condition..... [You did not specify if your clarinet is plastic...

Clarinet: clarinet age and value, Siour clarinet, age
Siour clarinet, age, value: Dear jpop, Robert Siour clarinets have been discussed several times on the Clarinet board. Information from Langwill, the standard reference book, is at http://test.woodwind.org/oboe/BBoard/read.html?f=1&i=25898&t=25898&phorum_uriauth=Ken+Shaw%3A8a94e97a08af288c56e7745e03f690c1...

Clarinet: Clarinet material, wood clarinet, old violin
wood clarinet, old violin, top of the heap: Hello Fernando, Intermediate level and pro level clarinets are usually made from [grenadila] wood. Wood vibrates more readily than other materials and helps give a clarinet a rich mellow tone....Many start their children on plastic clarinets, because these...

Clarinet: em winston boston clarinet quality, clarinet, Winston
clarinet, Winston, quality: Hello Jeanne, I would stay away from pawn shop clarinets, most of which are poor quality and in unplayable condition. E.M Winston clarinets have been discussed on the Clarinet board, for example at http://test.woodwind.org/clarinet/BBoard/read.html?f=1&i=320005&t=319976...

Clarinet: Identify clarinet, buffet clarinets, buffet clarinet
buffet clarinets, buffet clarinet, local music store: Hello Tony, Buffet clarinets with serial numbers 65957 to 68717 are R-13 clarinets,made in 1961. This model is considered to be one of the best clarinets made...Assuming there are no bad scuffs on the instrument or key plating issues, or smelly case issues,...

Clarinet: noblet clarinet, Noblet clarinet, age
Noblet clarinet, age, value: Dear Renee, As you have found, researching serial numbers for Leblanc models is difficult. I assume you’ve been to the Clarinet Perfection site, which is the best source of information on Leblanc models. If not, please go to http://www.clarinetperfection.com/clsnLeblancNoblet.htm#SNNoblet...

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet, noblet clarinet, clarinets
noblet clarinet, clarinets, detailed records: Hello Nivan, Noblet does not keep detailed records of serial numbers earlier than 38,000.....I can guestimate that your clarinet is a Noblet 40 [later called a NOBLET 27]...It was manufactured around 1955...IF in overhauled/near perfect condition and well...

Clarinet: Normandy Clarinet, Normandy clarinet, quality
Normandy clarinet, quality, value: Dear Nicole, The best source of information on Leblanc products is the Clarinet Pefection site. Much of what follows is taken from there. It may be TMI (Too Much Information). If so, just skip to the end. Your clarinet is the Normandy Model 4. Leblanc...

Clarinet: Value of my Buffet Crampon?, Buffet clarinet, R13
Buffet clarinet, R13, value: Dear Sam - You have an R13 made in 1972. For many years, Buffet made only one model. With standard keywork, it was known as the R13. However, R13 was not stamped anywhere, because there was no need to distinguish it from another model. When Buffet...

Clarinet: value of clarinet, Armstrong clarinet, value
Armstrong clarinet, value: Dear Adrienne, Armstrong made innovative flutes, including a few professional quality ones. However, their clarinets were student models, and opinions about them vary from good http://www.clarinetpages.net/plastic-clarinets/armstrong to poor http://test.woodwind.org/clarinet/BBoard/read.html?f=1&i=43542&t=43542...

Clarinet: Vintage Evette Sponsored by Buffet, c clarinet, daughter rebecca
c clarinet, daughter rebecca, finger pads: Hi Fernando, The most important consideration is that your daughter take private lessons, and it sounds like you have that covered. Seven years is pretty young to start the clarinet, and I hope that your daughters finger pads are wide enough to cover...

Clarinet: band student clarinet, buffet e11, selmers
buffet e11, selmers, selmer: Hi Kelly, Either clarinet can work well, but the Selmers tend to be more consistent. That means that you could find a really great Buffet E11, better than any Selmer, but you also could get stuck with one that is much worse. Buy from or with help from...

Clarinet: Clarinet, Hawkes & Son Excelsior Sonorous clarinet
Hawkes & Son Excelsior Sonorous clarinet: Hello John, Hawkes & Son Excelsior Sonorous Class clarinets were very fine large-bore English instruments. The expert on them is Ramon Wodkowski http://www.ramonwodkowski.com/contents.html , to whom I defer. His very informative posting is at http://en.allexperts.com/q/Clarinet-2214/2009/8/Hawkes-Son-Clarinet.htm...

Clarinet: Clarinet, clarinet mouthpiece, clark fobes
clarinet mouthpiece, clark fobes, african blackwood: Dear Grace, The Alfonso Rampone company was located in Quarna (or Quarno), Italy and made large numbers of clarinets and saxophones from 1932 to 1950. See http://test.woodwind.org/clarinet/BBoard/read.html?f=1&i=35772&t=35746 and http://books.google.com/books?id=Hnh0G2wrJvsC&pg=PA327&lpg=PA327&dq=Rampone+quarna+clarinet&source=bl&ots=vkCSTRwS1I&sig=AF-soGx_8qogl07eUB_78Zk1ROM&sa=X&ei=sTk2UN_AHYmj6gGtrYGoCg&ved=0CDUQ6AEwBw#v=onepage&q=Rampone%20quarna%20clarinet&f=false....

Clarinet: Clarinet age and worth, Conn clarinet, quality
Conn clarinet, quality, value: Dear Delores - I m sorry to say that I have not-so-good news. Older clarinets marked G.C. Conn were good. However, those marked just Conn have a poor reputation. See http://test.woodwind.org/Databases/lookup.php/Klarinet/2003/10/000737.txt . My...

Clarinet: clarinet springs, woodwind repair shop, ken shaw
woodwind repair shop, ken shaw, john clifford: Dear John, Dealers such as Ferree s sell replacement springs http://www.ferreestools.com/ . However, they sell large numbers at a time, not single ones, and they will almost certainly not have sets for your Hawkes and Son clarinet, which was made nearly...

Clarinet: Conn Clarinet, local music store, yamaha 450
local music store, yamaha 450, band director: Hey Chris, I am sorry that I am getting to you so late, I have been so busy with my own student and their parents that I have not had time to check this. So again sorry for the late response and I hope I am not too late! As for the clarinet, a Conn clarinet...

Clarinet: Holton Sterling Silver Clarinet, Holton, Collegiate
Holton, Collegiate, metal: Dear Gary, You have sent me on an interesting quest through historical material, and I ve found the following: Holton was well known for its brass instruments but made some clarinets. The company was sold to the Leblanc Company in 1964 and stopped making...

Clarinet: Lafayette clarinet value, african blackwood, serial number list
african blackwood, serial number list, copper nickel: Dear Trent, Things from the attic are always interesting. I can tell you a little about your grandpa s clarinet: Lafayette clarinets were made by the Couesnon Company in France. Couesnon was primarily known for brass instruments http://www.dallasmusic.org/gearhead/Couesnon%3F.html,...

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet, noblet, age
noblet, age, marriage clarinets: Dear Willy - Greetings in Oslo! My wife is Swedish, so she has told me all about Norwegians. Noblet is a model name for student-level clarinets made by the Leblanc Company. Leblanc is well known for its high-quality clarinets at all levels, from beginner...

Clarinet: Noblet Paris 27, noblet paris, tone holes
noblet paris, tone holes, three fingers: Hi Kelly, That is a good price for a working Noblet. You might want to have him demonstrate that it plays easily before buying it. Having pads replaced is part of ongoing clarinet maintenance, but the cost can add up if the clarinet hasn t been played in...

Clarinet: Reeds and sound quality, clarinet mouthpiece, clarinet players
clarinet mouthpiece, clarinet players, clarinet player: Hey Ingrid, Ahh reeds, they our one of the key elements for us clarinet players to produce a sound on our instrument. I have lots of opinions on reeds and I can go on and on but I will give you what you are looking for. When I start my clarinet players...

Clarinet: Selmer Signet Soloist vs Yamaha 450N, selmer, clarinets
selmer, clarinets, corks: In my opinion the Yamaha is better in theory. This is especially true since it is only one year old and has pretty much had some really good cleaning done and is ready to go. With the Selmer I don t know how old it is or how many years it has been played on....

Clarinet: trying to determine value and model, Evette &, Schaeffer
Evette &, Schaeffer, R13: Dear Jess - For many years, Evette & Schaeffer was Buffet s high intermediate line, just below their top of the line R13. A relatively small number of them were R13s that had small flaws in the fit and finish. In the early 1960s, Buffet began marking...

Clarinet: Type of Clarinet, leblanc clarinet, conn selmer
leblanc clarinet, conn selmer, closest store: Hey Kailyn, There is a good chance that clarinet is a Leblanc Vito Clarinet. I am not positive as it is very hard to tell with just the serial number. Look on the barrel, upper joint, or bell. Sometimes the model could be on there. The best way I can help...

Clarinet: Value of Buffet R-13 clarinet, Buffet clarinet, R13
Buffet clarinet, R13, value: Dear Wendy, You have Buffet s R13 model, the top of their line in 1976. R13s hold their value well. When you look at selling prices on eBay over the last few months, you ll see that R13s sell for $700 to $1,500 http://www.ebay.com/sch/Musical-Instruments-Gear-/619/i.html?_sadis=200&LH_SALE_CURRENCY=0&_samihi&_samilow&_fpos&_oexkw&_udhi&_udlo&_adv=1&LH_Complete=1&_dmd=1&_okw&_fsct&_nkw=buffet%20r13%20clarinet&_sop=15...

Clarinet: value of clarinet, Buffet clarinet, pre-R13
Buffet clarinet, pre-R13, value: Dear Elizabeth, Your Buffet is a professional quality clarinet made in 1948 or 1949. See http://www.woodwind.org/clarinet/Equipment/HowOld/Buffet.html. For many years, the best players have almost all played Buffets. Prior to 1955, Buffet gave no model...

Clarinet: value of Noblet Paris clarinet, noblet, clarinet
noblet, clarinet, value: Dear Debra - You have an excellent clarinet made by the famous maker Leblanc as its intermediate model. Leblanc made frequent changes in the Noblet models and logos. You can find and approximately date your particular logo by matching it to the photos...

Clarinet: Age and value of bass clarinet, Leblanc, bass-clarinet
Leblanc, bass-clarinet, low-c: Dear Brenda, You re right that band music doesn t call for the extended notes on bass. Low-C basses are made only in the professional lines, and few bands can afford to buy them. From your description, I think your Leblanc emblem looks like this:...

Clarinet: Aristocrat, Aristocrat clarinet, value
Aristocrat clarinet, value: Dear Dionne, Aristocrat clarinets were stencils (i.e., made by another manufacturer without any markings and labeled with the seller s name). They were made by Selmer and marketed by Buescher. Aristocrats made of plastic were the same a Selmer Bundy....

Clarinet: B-Clarinet Noblet, noblet clarinet, clarinets
noblet clarinet, clarinets, carry case: Hello Doris, Your Noblet clarinet was manufactured in 1984...It is a Model 45,the best they made...These clarinets have a larger bore than normal,and are capable of nice tone...If in near perfect condition,with good [non smelly carry case] fetch $800-1200...

Clarinet: Boosey & Hawkes Clarinet, Boosey_and_Hawkes, Emperor
Boosey_and_Hawkes, Emperor: Dear Andy, Your Emperor clarinet was made in 1969. See http://www.uark.edu/ua/nc/ClarinetCollections/Boosey%20&%20Hawkes%20Clarinet%20Serial%20Numbers.htm. The Emperor was B&H s middle grade clarinet. Emperors made prior to the mid-1970s, such as yours,...

Clarinet: buffet R13, buffet-R13, manufacturing-code
buffet-R13, manufacturing-code: Dear Terry, BC = Buffet Crampon 11 = Bb 31 = R13 I don t know what the extra number 1 means. I ve tried every possibility on Google, the Clarinet board and the Klarinet list. However, if the final 1 is an L, it means that the clarinet has the extra...

Clarinet: Buying a new clarinet, buffet e11, buffet clarinet
buffet e11, buffet clarinet, wood clarinet: Hi Valerie, You ve probably already learned that it s the player and not the instrument that truly matters, though it s true that a quality wood instrument will help you sound even better, as will a good mouthpiece (another subject, but I recommend that...

Clarinet: my clarinet, Buffet clarinet, R13
Buffet clarinet, R13, value: Dear Steve, You do indeed have an R13. The information decodes as follows: BC = Buffet Crampon 11 = Bb 31 = R13 NI = nickel plated keys The serial number list at http://www.woodwind.org/clarinet/Equipment/HowOld/Buffet.html dates the clarinet...

Clarinet: Clarinet pricings, Normandy, Buffet.clarinet
Normandy, Buffet.clarinet, value: Dear Ramon, Leblanc originally made the Normandy Model 4 only in wood. It was described as being for the beginning clarinet player who has an instructor who prefers a wood instrument. See http://www.clarinetperfection.com/galleryclar/Noblet/Ads/NobletAd08.pdf....

Clarinet: What is value of Conn Clarinet, clarinets, klezmer
Clarinet: What is value of Conn Clarinet, clarinets, klezmer, bore

Clarinet: help identify buffet clarinet model, Buffet clarinet, R13
Buffet clarinet, R13, value: Dear John, Your clarinet is definitely an R13 made in 1959. For many years Buffet made only one professional model. They gave it no name because it didn t need one. It is of the highest quality. The Buffet website at http://www.buffet-crampon.com/en/instruments.php...

Clarinet: Leblanc Dynamic 2 Wood Clarinet 2085B, local music store, wood clarinet
local music store, wood clarinet, flat clarinet: Hello Jennifer, The Leblanc Dynamic range of clarinets [I own a Dynamic H]are all excellent pro-level instruments...I cannot find your specific serial number but the model number is 776 and made in the mid 1950s. Later models of the Dynamic models evoled...

Clarinet: noblet clairinet, noblet clarinet, noblet clarinets
noblet clarinet, noblet clarinets, intermediate level: Hello Jason, I could not find serial numbers as early as 624...I can tell you that most Noblet clarinets are student level,except for the Noblet 45, which in new condition[or overhauled] can make a good intermediate level clarinet,valued at between $800-1200.....Maybe...

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet, would like additional information, noblet clarinet
would like additional information, noblet clarinet, intermediate grade: Hello Pam, The serial number on your clarinet indicates a manufacture date of between july 1,1965 to june 30,1966...So, I d call it as 1966,making it 46 years old...The model is a Noblet 45, the best one they made...If in overhauled condition [new pads/springs/corks/well...

Clarinet: Noblet clarinet, Noblet_clarinet, age
Noblet_clarinet, age, quality: Dear Jason, The Noblet mark is owned by the well-known maker Leblanc. Noblets were made of grenadilla and are usually excellent players. Leblanc marketed it as a step-up instrument for players who had outgrown a plastic clarinet. However, they were often...

Clarinet: Normandy Reso-tone, Normandy-clarinet, history
Normandy-clarinet, history, value: Dear Sherrie, Your clarinet is an excellent student model instrument, ideal for beginners or returning adult players, as well as for a backup or outdoor playing. With a decent mouthpiece, it can sound and play surprisingly well. Normandy was a separate...

Clarinet: Value of clarinets, Buffet-E11, Armstrong
Buffet-E11, Armstrong, clarinet: Dear Tara, Your Buffet is the model E11, made of grenadilla wood. Until recently, the E11 was manufactured for Buffet by the Schreiber Company and stamped Made in Germany on the back of the lower joint at the top. See http://www.ebay.com/itm/BUFFET-CRAMPON-C13-INTERNATIONAL-WOOD-CLARINET-JUST-OVERHAULED-MADE-IN-GERMANY-/271042587366?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3f1b65aae6....

Clarinet: What is value of Conn Clarinet, Conn clarinet, value
Conn clarinet, value: Dear Nancy, The Conn Model 424N was made from 1937 to 1954 http://cderksen.home.xs4all.nl/ConnNModels.html. Serial number 336975 dates to 1949 http://www.musictrader.com/conn.html. Conn clarinets are no longer made, which, unfortunately, lowers their...

Clarinet: value & ID of Buffet Clarinet, Evette plastic clarinet, value
Evette plastic clarinet, value: Dear Brenda, Your clarinet is a fine quality entry-level model made for Buffet in Germany by the Schreiber Company. See http://www.clarinetperfection.com/clsnBuffetES.htm. The model in plastic is now called the Buffet B12, which sells new for $595 http://www.wwbw.com/Buffet,Student-Bb-Clarinets-Bb-Clarinets.wwbw?esid=buffet%20b12....

Clarinet: What year and how much does my la monte Paris clarinet cost, mint condition, ebay
mint condition, ebay, clarinets: Hello again, The only thig I can add is that while this clarinet may play ok, it is a relatively unknown brand...That means the company was probably not producing many of them before they were forced to close by other bigger [better] clarinet makers....You...

Clarinet: Buffet Clarinet, buffet clarinet, hi jack
buffet clarinet, hi jack, quality student: Hello again Doug, If you go to a great website called ClarinetPerfection.com, you will see BUFFET serial number lists, including Buffet...There, you can see how I came up with the year for your clarinet...The R-13 is one of those clarinets that does not...

Clarinet: chromatic fingerings, alternate fingerings, long key
alternate fingerings, long key, intonation: Hi Bernie, Those fingerings only feel awkward at first because you are unused to playing them. Even if your alternate f# is flat on your instrument, the alternate fingering serves a purpose. Many times a note goes by so quickly that a slight intonation...

Clarinet: clairnet, conn selmer, clarinet
conn selmer, clarinet, lil bit: Hello Nick, I can find no serial numbers going back this far...I can tell you that you could expect only a few hundred dollars at most for a clarinet this old, even in near perfect condition..Many improvements in clarinet design happened in the 1950s and...

Clarinet: Clarinet, wood clarinet, complete lists
wood clarinet, complete lists, ebay: Hello Julie Leblanc was taken over many years ago and now does not publish complete lists of serial numbers...The numbers closest to yours looks like it is a model 7165 clarinet, from 1969...Your clarinet appears to be 44 years old..If it plays well and...

Clarinet: clarinet, selmer bundy, sorry for the confusion
selmer bundy, sorry for the confusion, good shape: Hello again David, Go to clarinet perfection and follow the prompts to the serial number for clarinets...I believe you when you say you sourced the clarinet from 1968-74..You can see from the serial numbers that yours seems to be from the later date...

Clarinet: Clarinet Leblanc noblet, clarinet, carry case
clarinet, carry case, intermediate level: Hello Mana, The clarinet in question was manufactured in 1986....The Noblet Artist was the best model made by this company...It is regarded as a good intermediate level clarinet...As to selling value, it all depends on the general condition of the clarinet...If...

Clarinet: clarinet pad, onion skin, leather pads
onion skin, leather pads, clarinets: Hello Reginalodo, Some repairmen have said they think PRESTINI reeds are among the best...As they both do good work, maybe they are correct...I personally do not go for leather pads...They last longer but can soak up the sound [muffle it] so I would stick...

Clarinet: Clarinet r13., buffet clarinet, high school symphonic band
buffet clarinet, high school symphonic band, buffet crampon paris: Hello JANE, The serial number on your clarinet indicates manufacture in the 1965-66 time period..It is an R-13 model...A repairman could verify the silver or nichol plate keys...There are quite a few R-13 clarinets on Ebay at the moment, with new prices...

Clarinet: F.Barbier serial number 124, ebey, intermediate grade
ebey, intermediate grade, hello friend: Hello Reginaldo,, There is very little on the net regarding F. Barbier clarinets, except that they were sponcered by Selmer..One sold on EBEY recently for $193. us....There are no serial number lists of this brand that I can find....You did not indicate...

Clarinet: martin1740feres paris france deluxe S2887, good shape, clarinets
good shape, clarinets, selmer: Hello Debbie, These clarinets can be of intermediate standard if in new /overhauled condition and well regulated...It is not a mainstream brand [BUFFET/LEBLANC/SELMER/EATON/ROSSI] so would not be worth as much as these...It is also around 50 years old,so...

Clarinet: Question#2, ebay, noblet
ebay, noblet, pove: Hello Julie, The number 7214 is actually the model number of this Vito...Vito and Normandy are both the student line of Leblanc...You can usually find many on EBAY between $100. and $400...No serial numbers were provided for these instruments...Cheers ...

Clarinet: Resend of earlier question, boosey and hawkes, intonation problems
boosey and hawkes, intonation problems, leaps and bounds: Hello Robin, The only serial numbers I can find of BOOSEY & HAWKES instruments that early come from the year 1874 [for both]....Even long ago, it was usual to have the same serial number on the body of the instument and the same number [again] on the bell...If...

Clarinet: Unknown Clarinet Brand, distinctive brand, informative resource
distinctive brand, informative resource, model price: Hello Marcus, Without the brand name,it is very difficult to provide information....The serial number is high, so it might be a company that was around for awhile...A good general informative resource is www.clarinetperfection.com but I am afraid it won...

Clarinet: Value of Buffet Crampon Bb Clarinet, silver keys, buffet crampon
silver keys, buffet crampon, ebay: Hello Lou, According to Buffet lists,clarinets with the serial numbers between 43001-45500 were manufactured in 1952....This would be a good clarinet, though it is a pre R-13 model , the top model at the time...If the clarinet has been overhauled a few...

Clarinet: Value of a Clarinet, retail prices range, ebay
retail prices range, ebay, clarinets: Hello Vickie, Buffet E-11 clarinets are regarded as very good student level clarinets,usually made of wood... New retail prices range from $1200-1400, depending on the retail outlet...On Ebay, you can find these clarinets for $400-900, depending on age and...

Clarinet: Evette & Schaeffer Buffett clarinet
Hello Deb, The k series of clarinets [k5000 to k11000] were made between 1953 and 1961...Yours was at the end of the run so I would guestimate 1960 as the year for your clarinet...These models were the forerunner to the famous R-13 clarinet by BUFFET...

Clarinet: Jean Lambert Clarinet
Hello Ron, I could find only one reference to this brand of clarinet..There was one for sale in New York for $10.00. My guess would be that it was one of the lesser known brands of silver clarinet makers that were still around at the turn of the century...

Clarinet: Leblanc Clarinet
Hello again Doug, Thank you for getting back to me with the serial number...Based on the amount of clarinets the company made in the listed years, I guesstimate that your clarinet was manufactured in 1990...It is a NOBLET 45 model...Noblet was the intermediate...

Clarinet: Leblanc France Clarinet
Hello Daniel, You are correct on the date of your clarinet [1968]...Most of Leblanc pro-level instruments were made in Paris, so while Leblanc does not specify models next to the serial number, which is a shame, I would guess that yours is a pro level instrument...I...

Clarinet: What is the monetary value of my clarinet?
Hello Cheryl, The Boosey and Hawkes 77 you have is the designation the company gave its EDGEWARE models for export, so you have an Edgeware model...These were made in the thousands and is a well made entry level clarinet...They date from the 1950s, so...

Clarinet: normandy clarinet
Hello Lynn, Normandy clarinets are the student line of instruments from the parent company,LEBLANC...They have different model names,depending on year of production.Your serial number comes from 1964,so your Normandy is most likely a MODEL 6..This is a well...

Clarinet: old clarinet
Hello Michel, Thank you for your reply..I am a world traveller but have not been to Corseca...If you want to get back into playing, private lessons might get you where you want to be quicker,getting rid of [possible] bad technique problems that slow up progress....Cheers...

Clarinet: armstrong clarinet
Hello Tammy, I could find no current ARMSTRONG clarinet serial number lists...You did not specify if the instrument is wood or plastic. I can tell you that these are low end/ entry level/beginner clarinets,mostly made in plastic....There are a few on EBAY....They...

Clarinet: J. W. York & Sons clarinet
Hello Rich, The York Company started in 1882,and in 1398 was renamed J. York and Son to bring the son into the business. The company made instruments up to 1971, and laid idle until bought out by Boosey and Hawkes in 1976... Boosey went out of business in...

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet
Hello Suzanne, Your clarinet serial number belongs to a NOBLET 45 clarinet,manufactured in 1975, so it is 38 years old. The 45 model was the best NOBLET made, and it is regarded as an intermediate grade instrument. If it has been sitting in a closet, not...

Clarinet: Pete Fountain Clarinet
Hello Victor, If your clarinet has a Pete Fountain mouthpiece, the name Pete Fountain would be clearly written on the mouthpiece.If you find a P.F. mouthpiece, they usually sell for around #250. on EBAY, the same price as someone wants you to pay for the...

Clarinet: pete fountain
Hello Victor, You did not include a serial number, which would have helped with the answer....I do not know if your particular model has any of the extra keys that some of these clarinets have....You do have a model with gold keys, which was one of the ...

Clarinet: Value
Hello Mark, I could not locate that particular serial number to accurately age your clarinet.I can tell you that these are student level clarinets.There are several of these on EBAY at the moment, selling for $270. and $370. You did not mention the condition...

Clarinet: Accent Wood Clarinet, wood clarinet, flat clarinet
wood clarinet, flat clarinet, ebay: Hello Michelle, I could find no serial number lists for this brand...It is a low quality student level clarinet,suitable for beginners...The CLARINET BOARD , a website that reviews clarinets as well as giving general information, does not give a favorable...

Clarinet: Boosey & Hawkes 10-10, peter eaton clarinets, boosey and hawkes
peter eaton clarinets, boosey and hawkes, boosey hawkes: Hello Matt; The Boosey and Hawkes 10-10 model was the best from Boosey...The post war models with an added ACTON key [which helped intonation] are sought after...Most of the British symphony players preferred/played the 10-10. Most of them switched to the...

Clarinet: Buffet Crampon Evette clarinet, shreiber, buffet crampon
shreiber, buffet crampon, great shape: Hello Scott, There is a website called clarinetperfection.com that gives much information on clarinets...According to this [very reliable] list, under the EVETTE catergory, you will see that if the clarinet is stamped EVETTE /made in Germany, then it...

Clarinet: clarinet, henri selmer paris, boosey and co
henri selmer paris, boosey and co, design features: Hello Clair, The Henri Selmer is from 1932 and the Boosey and Co. from late 1917/early 1918....I assume these are wooden clarinets , you did not specify... .These carinets are around 80 and 90 years old...There is not much of a market for older clarinets...If...

Clarinet: clarinet, boosey and hawkes, clarinets
boosey and hawkes, clarinets, metal silver: Hello again Carla, If it is wood, it would be worth a lttle more, up to 300-350 dollars...It is basically another no name brand, that is, very little about them on the net because people are not raving about it...The name brands in clarinets is SELMER/BUFFET/LEBLANC/EATON/ROSSI,...

Clarinet: Clarinet, buffet crampon, international clarinet
buffet crampon, international clarinet, paris international: Hello Steve, Complete Buffet serial number lists do not seem to be listed...What I did find is that Buffets starting with the number 600,000 come from 2008,numbers from 619,800 come from 2010, numbers starting with 653800 come from 2012...No model types...

Clarinet: clarinet date and value, buffet crampon evette, check ebay
buffet crampon evette, check ebay, ebay: Hello Lisa, I cannot find your serial number from lists on the net...I suggest you might ask another expert on this list...In general terms, I can tell you that Evette are the lower priced models from Buffet, ranging from good student level up to intermediate...You...

Clarinet: Clarinet for daughter?, heading in the right direction, wooden instrument
heading in the right direction, wooden instrument, gregory smith: Hello Craig, Both these instruments are of intermediate standard..Between the two, I would pick the Selmer...When/if your daughter upgrades to a pro-level instrument, the Selmer has more name recognition and holds value a little more....Cheers....JAC...

Clarinet: Clarinet "Evette" Buffet Crampon Value?, student clarinets, cash converters
student clarinets, cash converters, instrument wood: Hello Joanne, You have the correct information..The EVETTE line from BUFFET is the student line..Yours is not wood so is on the lower end of the student range, though Evette clarinets are regarded as being better quality student clarinets than others....If...

Clarinet: How much is my clarinet worth, ebay, clarinets
ebay, clarinets, bare minimum: Hello Chelsea, At a bare minimum, we need serial number and material of clarinet [wood or plastic]to give answers here.......In general terms, Vito is the student range of clarinets by the parent company,LEBLANC...They sell on EbAY between $50-200,depending...

Clarinet: clarinet worth, selmer clarinets, tone holes
selmer clarinets, tone holes, mid 1950s: Hello Frank... The Selmer Centertone clarinet is from the mid 1950s [yours is 1954]...It has one of the biggest bores and tone holes of any clarinet, and has a big tone..It is regarded as a jazz players horn...Since the Centertone, later Selmer clarinets...

Clarinet: I need help identifing my clarinet, noblet clarinet, ebay
noblet clarinet, ebay, intermediate level: Hello Jayson, Your clarinet emblem sounds like the NOBLET 45, which was the best they made..It is regarded as a high end intermediate level clarinet..It is from 1985, and ifit is in perfect [overhauled condition], few few or no scratches in the wood,good...

Clarinet: Pedler Co., german instrument maker, conn instruments
german instrument maker, conn instruments, pedler: Hello John, I could not find any published full lists of Pedler clarinets,though they may exist..I can tell you that Harry Pedler was a German instrument maker who moved to the USA in the early 20th century...He worked for Conn instruments before forming...

Clarinet: Pedler E22478 clarinet value, serial number list, elkart
serial number list, elkart, ebay: Hello Pam, Pedler is no longer in business.. They used to be known for their better than average metal /silver clarinets...They also made cheaper composite rubber [black] clarinets...These are student grade...If you have one in near perfect [overhauled] condition,...

Clarinet: value of a clarinet, boosey, clarinet
boosey, clarinet, ebay: Hello Joanne, I could find little on a B&H 400 clarinet but did find a Buescher 400 model...Since there is so little on the net, I would think it did not last too long in the market place and is probably a student level clarinet....You might get a few hundred...

Clarinet: Value Old Buffet Clarinet, buffet clarinet, buffet crampon
buffet clarinet, buffet crampon, fine shape: Hello again, The bulk of my answer would stay the same...Double cases such as yours are very useful in transporting instruments to jobs...If you sell, you will be looking for someone to buy 2 instruments instead of one, and/OR to buy [the clarinet w/o a...

Clarinet: Antique Metal Clarinet, traditional jazz band, wood clarinet
traditional jazz band, wood clarinet, jazz musicians: Hello again, It is just a metal clarinet...If you would like to know more about metal clarinets, there is an excellent website called silver clarinet ...Some jazz musicians prefer the sound of these instruments for early traditional jazz band work, as many...

Clarinet: Buffet Eb Clarinet, american importer, register key
american importer, register key, buffet crampon: Hello Jay, Sorry I could not be of more help...If there is a serial number, they are usually on the underside of the lower joint of the instrument, where it attaches to the bell, or on the top of the lower joint [underside] where it attaches to the...

Clarinet: Clarinet - Pan American GC Conn Rosewood, leblanc clarinet, clarinet teacher
leblanc clarinet, clarinet teacher, shape wood: Hello Kat, I have seen no references to a Pan American clarinet being any higher than intermediate grade instrument...They also made metal clarinets...As these clarinets were made in the 1920s and 30s, they would not have the response of more recent clarinets,...

Clarinet: est. value and age of clarinet, tenor sax, french instrument
tenor sax, french instrument, jazz musician: Hello Lorna, Florentin Barbier [1869-1935] was a French instrument maker. Most of his clarinets were student grade ,made between 1905-1935, so your clarinet would be within these dates....I could find no serial number lists for this brand. Barbier was bought...

Clarinet: LeBlanc Dynamic 2 1943 Soprano B Clarinet, novice musician, mc dermid
novice musician, mc dermid, ebay: Hello Lisa, I cannot locate that paRTICULAR SERIAL NUMBER ON PUBLISHED LISTS...The DYNAMIC models were manufactured from the early 1950s onwards, not 1943...If the word DYNAMIC appears on the clarinet, it is one of these models...They are professional level...

Clarinet: Pyne M13C mouthpiece, buffet r13 clarinet, woodwind repair shop
buffet r13 clarinet, woodwind repair shop, brass and woodwind: Hello Charles, I am unfamiliar with this mouthpiece..Maybe another expert on this list can help you. Re. the R-13 clarinet you have, I have one of the same vintage and one year ago sold another one like that for $2,000. I think they are great clarinets....

Clarinet: value of clarinet, york philharmonic orchestra, new york philharmonic orchestra
york philharmonic orchestra, new york philharmonic orchestra, new york philharmonic: Hello again Michele, Thank you for getting back to me with the serial number... It would be an R-13 from 1959;[one of the earlier models]....Given the pedigree of the instrument [owned by a New York Philharmonic Orchestra member, who would have taken good...

Clarinet: Value of a used clarinet, ebay uk, wood clarinet
ebay uk, wood clarinet, boosey hawkes: Hello Tony, Your clarinet was manufactured around oct/nov/dec. of 1962...The Emperor model is intermediate level...There are currently 3 Emperors for sale on EBAY UK...FOR 200 250 AND 400 POUNDS...Your clarinet would fetch something in this range...400...

Clarinet: Vito Clarinet, student clarinets, ebay
student clarinets, ebay, vito clarinets: Hello Lorie, Vito clarinets are the student range[plastic] of clarinets from LEBLANC..They are better than many student clarinets available...Leblanc does not publish detailed model number lists...Your clarinet comes from 1986...Currently, there are 97 Vito...

Clarinet: Worth, paris academy, academy model
paris academy, academy model, buffet crampon: Hello again Chris, Thank you for getting back to me with the serial number...It was manufactured in 1965...When Buffet came out with their R-13 model [still one of the finest clarinets around], sometimes there would be minor flaws [area of keywork not polished/slight...

Clarinet: Le Blanc Bass Clarinet, ebay buyers, bass clarinet
ebay buyers, bass clarinet, univercities: Hello Phil, Leblanc does not have complete serial number lists on the web but the date 1963 seems correct based on other bass clarinets listed.....Do you remember what you paid for it and was it the top of the line model?...Currently on EBAY, there are...

Clarinet: LeBlanc Low C Bass clarinet, bass clarinet, c bass
bass clarinet, c bass, fallback position: Hello again, I would suggest some price comparisons on EBAY...When you bought the instrument, was it new and was it the top of the line model...Instruments ,like cars do depreciate with time, though 13 years is not that old for a clarinet [if it was new...

Clarinet: Noblet Paris Bb clarinet, noblet paris, grey velvet
noblet paris, grey velvet, metal tag: Hello Sandy, Noblet clarinets were the cheaper line of LEBLANC..Leblanc and Noblet were bought by Selmer some years ago and do not have full published serial number lists...I can guestimate that your Noblet was manufactured in 1953 or 1954...It is probably...

Clarinet: What is the value of this Eb clarinet?, eb clarinet, selmer paris
eb clarinet, selmer paris, ebay: Hello Ula, Complete serial numbers are not available on line so I cannot help you with the age of this clarinet...If you want to sell, there is not much competition against you on EBAY with Eb clarinets at the moment........Prices there are $2,000....$525......$700...$800...The...

Clarinet: I have a warner Clarinet made in Czechoslovia, clarinet, ebay
clarinet, ebay, name brands: Hello Nancy, I could find nothing on the net about this brand of clarinet...Many are adverse to buying these no name brands, although some of them play ok. You did not specify if this clarinet is wood or plastic...If the clarinet is WOOD, AND in near new...

Clarinet: clarinet, clarinet, brown leather
clarinet, brown leather, leather case: Hello Ricky, You did not say whether this clarinet is made of wood or plastic, but because of the name, I suspect a material other than wood. As that company is no longer in the business of clarinet making,the date you found is most likely correct..Because...

Clarinet: leblanc clarinet, visual shape, wood and silver
visual shape, wood and silver, ebay: Hello Candace, There should be a serial number on the clarinet somewhere..With this imfo, one might be able to find the year of manufacture....No matter...From what you say , the clarinet is at least from 1941-45, which makes it at least 20 years old...If...

Clarinet: LeBlanc Noblet Clarinet, noblet clarinet, ebay
noblet clarinet, ebay, mid 1960s: Hello Beth, I find some of my information from a website called Clarinet Perfection.com...You are welcome to look at this ,find the Noblet section, and see the date...I believe the information you just provided is correct because you are the owner AND KNOW...

Clarinet: Leblanc "paris" Clasic, leblanc paris, approximate value
leblanc paris, approximate value, exact model: Hello Wil, The swerial numbers that Leblanc publishes does not specify the exact model [pro or intermediate]...I can tell you that your clarinet was manufactured in 1966...If it is in overhauled [ excellent] condition,I could guestimate a value of $600-800....

Clarinet: 1979 Leblanc Clarinet Made in France, leblanc clarinet, repair man
leblanc clarinet, repair man, instrument repair: Hello Troy, The serial numbers published by LEBLANC indicate your clarinet was manufactured in 1980, not 1979...That is a little better for you re. resale value, for your 33 year old clarinet....If your clarinet is in excellent condition, it should have a...

Clarinet: Clarinet real evaluation..., currency market, mlv
currency market, mlv, selmer: Hello Gilberto, Personally, I would go for the Selmer Series 9/[which it is]and was top of the line when introduced in the 70s....It is a pro level instrument,while the Buffet is a good intermediate level instrument...I have a Series 9 myself, and love...

Clarinet: F A Uebel Clarinet, serial num, approximate value
serial num, approximate value, clarinets: Hello Zoltan, I had not previously heard of this brand of clarinet..They were made in Germany and highly regarded as very well in tune...The instruments are best up to serial num. 17900....After these were made, the founder/maker passed away and standards...

Clarinet: selmer clarinet, selmer clarinet, wood grains
selmer clarinet, wood grains, ebay: Hello again Megan, I could find very little on the net about this clarinet...Selmer does not publish complete serial number lists...The few references I could find 1]made in USA 2]student level instrument 3]recent sales on EBAY for $299 and $260......There...

Clarinet: How much is my Selmer Clarinet worth?, selmer clarinet, sentimental values
selmer clarinet, sentimental values, resale purposes: Hello Julie, The Selmer Signet Special ,Selmer Signet 100, and Selmer Signet Soloist [best of the three] are all intermediate grade instruments and play reasonably well,similar to the Noblet 45 by lEBLANC...Selmer does not publish complete serial number lists...

Clarinet: Value, intermediate grade, lemaire
intermediate grade, lemaire, sml: Hello Karl, There is very little on the net re. these clarinets...Mariqaux is a respected name in oboes...SML stands for Strasser-Mariqaux-Lemaire, whom were the 3 owners of the company...There is one reference to them being intermediate grade ......If...

Clarinet: Buffet B12 Questions, wood wind and brass wind, artie shaw
wood wind and brass wind, artie shaw, benny goodman: Hello Tyler, I notice the ad says it is a pro level instrument...It is not. NOBLE makes a Noblet 45 and a Noblet Artist ....Those two are intermediate instruments[and the best models they make]...If I were buying Noblet, I would consider only those.....Cheers...

Clarinet: clarinet, clarinets for sale, ebay
clarinets for sale, ebay, dupre: Hello Karen, I could find no information on this clarinet...In the 1920s, there was as many as 120 companies making metal clarinets,and I suspect this clarinet was one of these lesser known companies...As to value, usually EBAY has many metal clarinets for...

Clarinet: Selmer Clarinet, selmer clarinet, ebay prices
selmer clarinet, ebay prices, serial number chart: Hello Yanely, One Selmer serial number chart I found says the P series of clarinets was made in 1952-3-and4..When you purchased your clarinet, was it new?...I can tell you that the plastic clarinets are student level...If you check Ebay prices for plastic...

Clarinet: Artist Noblet Paris Clarinet, noblet clarinet, noblet paris
noblet clarinet, noblet paris, clarinets: Hello April, The Noblet Artist clarinet is the top of the line for Noblet...It is regarded as an intermediate level instrument...Noblet clarinets with serial numbers between A57321-A66597 were made in 1976...If your clarinet is in perfect condition, it should...

Clarinet: Artley Wood Clarinet, buffet e11, artley clarinets
buffet e11, artley clarinets, wood clarinet: Hello Beth, Artley clarinets are regarded as good quality level instruments...You can purchase them for $100-600. ,depending on age and condition...Buffet E-11 clarinets are regarded as good quality intermediate level clarinets with new a price of up to...

Clarinet: b flat Clarinet, leblanc paris, flat clarinet
leblanc paris, flat clarinet, clarinet player: Hello Robert, As I previously answered your question on this clarinet,I can add that the mouthpiece was named after a fine clarinet player and his mouthpieces sell for $60-$200 on Ebay...The clarinet is one of 7 models, one of which is the L200...You previously...

Clarinet: What Buffet Clarinet do I have?, clarinets, clarinet
clarinets, clarinet, intermediate level: Hello Karolyn, Buffet had so many orders over the years that they outsourced the making of clarinets...mostly the E-11 MODEL, TO GERMANY..The company was called Schreiber....They went out of business in 2011 so Buffet bought them out and continue this model...It...

Clarinet: Buffet Clarinet value, buffet clarinet, ebay
buffet clarinet, ebay, value question: Hello Jerry, As it happens, I sold my clarinet on Ebay,and it sold within 3 days with a buy it now price, from someone who knows about clarinets...There is a glut of clarinets on Ebay at the moment with plenty of buyers all willing to pay far less than...

Clarinet: clairinet, student clarinets, decent shape
student clarinets, decent shape, buffet crampon: Hello Doug, Your clarinet serial number is from the year 2002...It is most likely an E11 which is an excellent entry level [student]clarinet....They sell on EBAY from $400-600, but they can sell for up to $900. new, depending on where purchased....They...

Clarinet: identifing a clarinet, selmers, star symbol
selmers, star symbol, selmer: Hello Renee, The H.S on your clarinet stands for Henry Selmer ,so at least you know your clarinet is a Selmer...The Selmers made in Paris usually have the word Paris on the bell.Use a magnifying glass on your clarinet to see if any serial numbers can be...

Clarinet: Identifying my clarinets, noblet, complete lists
noblet, complete lists, ebay: Hello Evelyn, I could not locate either serial number. Manufactures often do not publish complete lists...The closest Noblet serial number to yours I could find was from 1964, and your clarinet predates that...It could be a Noblet 27...If it is wood and...

Clarinet: Intermediate Clarinet Purchase, keywork, clarinets
keywork, clarinets, loaner: Hello Stephen, I just checked a log for Leblanc clarinets and find no Charisma model listed, or that serial number...The design of the keywork does not look like Leblanc...I would steer clear....The Buffet B12 clarinet is a high level student clarinet,NOT...

Clarinet: Leblanc Dynamic 2, factory specs, pete fountain
factory specs, pete fountain, repair person: Hello Robert, Sorry ,no recommendations from me [in Australia]...Check the yellow pages in your phone directory or Google...I once owned a Dynamic 2 and now have a Dynamic H, a few models along...When your instrument is up to scratch , you will have a marvelous...

Clarinet: Noblet clarinet value, private sale value, noblet clarinet
private sale value, noblet clarinet, 44832: Hello Roz, Your clarinet is a Noblet 45, the best model they made..It is regarded as intermediate level....Noblets with serial numbers between 33701-44832 were mabnufactured in 1974, so your clarinet is 39 years old....If you have the work done on it and...

Clarinet: No teeth & mouthpieces, clarinet teacher, teeth implants
clarinet teacher, teeth implants, classical clarinet: Hello again Brian, There are close mouthpieces [the tip of the reed is close to the tip rail of the mouthpiece]...They take less tooth pressure to get a sound out of the clarinet....I am mainly a jazz clarinetist so prefer a more open mouthpiece [the...

Clarinet: Wooden Noblet Paris clarinet, noblet paris, musical instrument dealer
noblet paris, musical instrument dealer, case value: Hello Mary, Noblet clarinets with serial numbers A66598 to A 76349 were manufactured in 1977,or 36 years old....Your clarinet is a Noblet 45 model, the best they made...It is regarded as an intermediate level instrument...If in near perfect condition, with...

Clarinet: Buffet Clarinet, buffet clarinet, ebay
buffet clarinet, ebay, quality student: Hello Sherry, Your clarinet serial number comes from 1983...Because it says Made in Germany , it would most likely be an E11 or E12..Unfortunately, Buffet does not stamp the Model name on the clarinet, as some manufacturers do...To find out the model, you...

Clarinet: Finding oout more...., intermediate grade, paris france
intermediate grade, paris france, schaeffer: Hello Brittany, The company of EVETTE and Schaeffer were made by MALERNE, which was taken over [or sponsored] by Buffet. They are usually intermediate grade, quire reasonable players,but not pro level...The date of manufacture was 1945...Cheers Jac...

Clarinet: Godfroy Aine Clarinet, great shape, instrument maker
great shape, instrument maker, clarinets: Hello Ricci, That name is a new one for me...I did several searches and nothing came up for that name...I would suggest that it was a small instrument maker that may not have lasted too long......I sometimes refer to these clarinets as no name brands because...

Clarinet: Leblanc Wood Clarinet 1966?, wood clarinet, pete fountain
wood clarinet, pete fountain, great shape: Hello Susan, The serial number you provided is incomplete but well within the ballpark of the 1610 model...That, and the bell is a pretty good bet you have a 1610...They are excellent horns,pro level, and if in excellent [overhauled] condition, are worth...

Clarinet: old clairinet, vito clarinet, ebay ads
vito clarinet, ebay ads, woodwind company: Hello Linda, I could not find any Vito clarinet serial number lists,although I am sure they exist...I can tell you that Vito is the student line of clarinets from Leblanc and well regarded in the studend line of clarinets available...They are on EBAY IN THE...

Clarinet: R13 Serial Number, buffet clarinets, buffet r13
buffet clarinets, buffet r13, ebay: Hello Bobby, Your clarinet was manufactured in 1990,so it is 23 years old...As to what it is worth, it all depends on the condition...Currently, new R-13 clarinets retail for around $3500-4,200,depending on the key plating and model [extra keys,etc], AND...

Clarinet: Selmer Clarinet, selmer clarinet, wood clarinet
selmer clarinet, wood clarinet, alternate fingerings: Hello Larry, I could not find much on the T SERIES...These clarinets were made in 1963-4..Everytime Selmer made a big improvement to a clarinet,they either put the changes into the existing model or started a new model number [letter] series...The T SERIES...

Clarinet: two diff clairnets
Hello Kate, The wooden Cavalier clarinet is most likely a beginner level clarinet.There are seveveral of them on EBAY for $55.00 $75.00 and $300.00 [far too much, even in good condition]...Good condition means that the instrument has recently been...

Clarinet: My Noblet clarinet
Hello Jackie, Your clarinet serial number falls into the unknown catergory in the serial number charts. By working backwards from 1960, when charts are complete, and averaging out the number of clarinets made post 1960, I believe your clarinet is a NOBLET...

Clarinet: Pan American Commodore Clarinet
Hello Jim, Pan American clarinets go back to the 1920s or earlier.They used to make metal clarinets.They also made black plastic clarinets as well as wooden ones.You may be able to tell if your clarinet is made of wood by inspecting it closely to see if...

Clarinet: silver clarinet
Hello April, I cannot find anything secific on your clarinet but I can tell you that at one time there were over 100 companies making silver clarinets...Most silver clarinets have a value of between %50. and $300. depending on condition. AS AN OVERHAUL COSTS...

Clarinet: Vintage clarinets
Hello Heidi, Buffet clarinets with the serial numbers 2 through 999 ending with S1 were manufactured during the year 1926 so that would be the year of your BUFFET. I recently spent $450 for a complete overhaul on a pre R-13 clarinet [circa 1948] and...

Clarinet: Clarinet playing throat air leakage
Hello, I am not totally sure. This may be a medical issue. I will tell you that many times we hear things happening that are not audible to the others around us. What I can suggest is to make sure you are keeping your air pressure consistent into the...

Clarinet: notes that don't sound
Hello, It sounds like you have a leak or tear on 1 or more of the pads. The pads have a skin that is really thin and under that there is a felt type material. If that is exposed it can make notes not play or play every now and then. If you take i part...

Clarinet: stiff cork
Hello, I am not sure if you mean the cork is actually stiff or just too thick. If it is stiff you can try squeezing the cork a bit to break some of the fibers and help loosen it a bit. If it is to thick then take some emery cloth or medium light sandpaper...

Clarinet: Not sure what the value or brand of clarinet
Hello, I can t be 100% sure without seeing the horn in person, but that is a popular brand with quite a few student models in the marketplace. Not sure of the value without seeing it, but in NC we see these for anywhere between $150-300. I hope this...

Clarinet: Age/value of Leblanc clarinet
Hello Rochelle, There is a 476 model clarinet from Leblanc, called the Leblanc Classic....These seem to have been made in the late 50s and early 60s. [IT was called the 476, not 476A]....If in fact you are looking at the serial number, Leblanc clarinets...

Clarinet: Boosey & Hawkes "77" Clarinet
Hello Dean, The serial number you provided comes from the year 1958...The 77 model was the designation B@H gave to the Edgeware model but for overseas export. Most of these clarinets were wood though they had an ebonite bell. They are regarded as good...

Clarinet: Clarinet from an estate sale
Hello Richard, You did not specify if the clarinet is made of wood or is a silver clarinet...They made both. The only information I could find is that they were imported to the USA from 1921 onwards by a music imstrument importer Henri Grosman. [ The name...

Clarinet: date/ value of clarinet
Hello Joe, The Selmer Signet Soloist USA models were made from 1950s to mid 1960s. Yours comes from 1960. They are regarded as semiprofessional level, comparable to the NOBLET 45 clarinet made by LEBLANC. There are several SOLOIST clarinets on EBAY...

Clarinet: imperial 926
Hello Caroline, The Imperial 926 was a professional level clarinet made by the manufacturer BOOSEY & HAWKES... B&H clarinets with the serial numbers between 330,000 and 350,000 [which includes yours] were manufactured during 1970....These clarinets were...

Clarinet: Leblanc clarinet
Hello Renn, Your clarinet was manufactured in 1968..The 1176 model is also known as the LL model.The band leader Woody Herman played this model for years..It is regarded as a pro level instrument. There are two of these models on EBAY at the moment at prices...

Clarinet: 1930 Clarinet
Hello Barbara, The going rate for most metal clarinets [except for a very few brand names] is %30.00-$200.00 As it costsup to $500. for an overhaul [which could make a metal clarinet value up to $350. or so, it is not worth putting in the money. For what...

Clarinet: buffet crampon E-11 clarinet made in Germany
Hello Sheila, Buffet E-11 clarinets are regarded as good intermediate level clarinets..On checking new prices, I see they can be purchased new today for prices ranging from $1290-$1390.. There are also many used E-11s for sale at prices between $460 and...

Clarinet: Clarinet
Hello Debra, Noblet clarinets with the serial numbers between 91300-98700 [which includes yours] were manufactured in 1970. The good news is that yours is a NOBLET 45 model, the best one they made. It is regarded as a good intermediate level clarinet...

Clarinet: Coudet et Cie Paris LBP France
Hello Jan, I could not find anything specific to this clarinet..In the early 1900s, there were over 120 companies making metel [sometimes called silver clarinets ...You will find most metal [unknown brands] have a value of %50-200. on EBAY. A good overhaul...

Clarinet: My Leblanc Normandy 4 clarinet
Hello Troy, The Normandy 4 model started in 1969 [nickel plate keys] so if you purchased yours in the early 1970s [lets say 1972] it is around 42 years old. The NORMANDY 4 became the Noblet 4 around 1978. Leblanc was selling Noblet 4s until 2006, when...

Clarinet: Noblet Clarinet
Hello Yvonne, Your clarinet serial number is from 1970...It is a NOBLET 45,the best model by this manufacturer. It is regarded as an intermediate level clarinet....As to value, you can compare what others are asking for the same clarinet on EBAY. Currently...

Clarinet: Value of Buffet Clarinet
Hello Len, According to Buffet issued serial numbers, clarinets with numbers 35501-38000 were manufactured in 1949. These are called pre R-13 models . I had one [same vintage as yours] a few years ago. I had a complete overhaul done on it and it came...

Clarinet: value of clarinet
Hello Placido, Unfortunately, Noblet does not list serial numbers before the year 1964....Your clarinet is 56 years old [1958] and is probably a Noblet 40 model, [intermediate level]....If it were in overhauled condition, your 57 year old clarinet would...

Clarinet: Normandy 7 Bb Clarinet
Hello Lisa, Normandy clarinets are the student line of instruments of the parent company LEBLANC. They are regarded as good student level instruments...There are only a few Normandy 7 s on EBAY at the moment. Other similar Normandys are on EBAY with prices...

Clarinet: Selmer Signet soloist clarinet
I have looked and I cannot verify the production date of this horn. I see quite a few online selling for about $350-400. The mouthpiece is more of a personal choice. I wouldn t worry much about that in selling the horn. Ebonite is a type of plastic composite....