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 A Clarinet Recommendations
Author: meregrubbs 
Date:   2019-02-24 08:34

Hi all, I'm getting back into playing the clarinet after a three year break. I played all through school and have decided to finally make it a priority again as I really miss it! Just found this message board and am learning a lot already!

I've joined a community orchestra and they've recommended that I look into getting an A clarinet as most of the music is for A clarinet vs B flat. I've never played an A clarinet before... I'd love any pointers & advice on specific clarinets to look into trying. I've noticed in my search so far that A clarinets are harder to find in stock and I'll likely have to order one and have it shipped to the store or buy one online.

I tried a Buffet R13 B flat and really liked it (they said it was from 1962). The person at the store said the Buffet R13 A would feel similar, so I'm seriously considering finding one of those at the moment.

I haven't tried any other clarinet models yet. My current B flat is a Yamaha Allegro, but after playing the Buffet today I'm realizing how a better clarinet really does make a huge difference... I will likely upgrade my B flat at some point as well.

Thanks in advance,

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