Klarinet Archive - Posting 000610.txt from 1997/09
From: Mark Charette <charette@-----.com>
Subj: Re: clarinets
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 1997 02:30:44 -0400
Justin-Michael Okamura wrote:
> What is the difference between a Festivo clarinet and a R-13, besides the
> adjustable thumb rest and the Eb key? How much would a Festivo cost today?
The Festival is essentially the same as the Prestige:
Unstained wood, silver plating, Gore-Tex pads. A slightly different bore
and sound than the Festival. Cost - around $2200 or so.
> What are some of the best components for this certain configuration?
Well, my son plays his Festivals with a Hawkins mouthpiece & Pyne
string ligature. We (I :^) bought them at this years ClarinetFest - he
played just about every clarinet there and liked *these* particular
Festivals better than any other clarinets we could find there. And there
were a lot!
Mark Charette Webmaster, http://sneezy.mika.com/clarinet/ - the
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