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 Tips for Finding a Matching R13 A Clarinet
Author: zhangray4 
Date:   2018-03-22 23:05

I bought my R13 Bb about 2 years ago. I didn't think I was going to major in music at the time, so I didn't purchase an A clarinet then. Since last year, I've decided to major in music, but my parents didn't think I was serious about it, and they didn't like the idea too. But now as acceptance letters are rolling in, I guess they finally understand I will be majoring in music, and probably double majoring in something else as well just to be safe. And so a few days ago, they asked me if an A clarinet is a must, which means I'm probably going to go to RDG to pick out an A clarinet sometime soon with my teacher's help.

Any suggestions/tips on how to pick out an A clarinet? Anything in particular to be careful of? I have heard that Yamaha A clarinets play almost like the Bb, in terms of feel. Should I have that same level of expectation when looking for a matching R13 A clarinet? I just want to make sure not only do I find a really good A clarinet, but also I find an A clarinet that matches my Bb very well.

-- Ray Zhang

Post Edited (2018-03-22 23:06)

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