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Selmer Paris "Muse" Bb Clarinet B16MUSE

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Original price $10,175.00
Current price $6,969.00

The clarinet was the first instrument developed by Henri SELMER, renowned clarinetist at the Orchestre de la Garde Républicaine and the Opéra Comique. The enduring spirit of innovation, and the closeness to clarinetists around the world, are reflected daily in the design of the instruments, which are made with the musicians and for the musicians.

Located in Mantes-la-Ville (France) for over a century, today our workshops are the only factory in the world with the know-how to manufacture the entire clarinet family. These clarinets are designed to become the natural extension of your breath, each note has clarity, immediate vibration, and guaranteed reliability via the EVOLUTION★ system. With optimized ergonomics, tone rich in harmonics and well calibrated intonation with precise intervals, ultimately, its reliability lies in its materials thanks to the EVOLUTION★ system. MUSE clarinets were designed to become both tools and accomplices for clarinet players, and they benefit from the excellent manufacturing quality of Henri SELMER Paris clarinets.

The care taken in selecting the wood and the refined aesthetics of these instruments, in addition to how pleasing they are to play, will aim to inspire clarinet players from all generations and music styles, both amateurs and professionals.

Features

  • Specially selected grenadilla wood, stabilized for three years in a controlled environment, at constant temperature and hygrometry.
  • 100% natural wax
  • Engraving of a feather, a symbol of lightness and creative freedom
  • New ring design
  • New conical bores for both 64 and 65mm barrels
  • New conical bores of the body
  • G# C# tuning and tone optimized by a raised tone hole
  • New geometry of the holes
  • New bell bores
  • New placement and correction tone hole of low F and E notes on the lower joint
  • Low E and F exceptional correction mechanisms.

Specifications

  • Interior lining of resin in the upper joint with the EVOLUTION★ system
  • Adjusting screw for the clever
  • Adjusting screw for each of the low F and E correction keys
  • Upper joint fitted together with the crimped metal lower joint
  • 4 and 7mm metal rings
  • Black chrome-plated metal bell ring
  • Optimal sealing: gore-tex and leather pads with resonators and cork pads for the register key
  • Ergonomic comfort similar to the one on our privilège and présence models, tested by numerous clarinetists worldwide
  • Adjustable thumb key for low F and E correction
  • Adjustable thumb rest