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Buffet Prestige F Basset Horn

Code: 100270

These remarkably designed instruments are made of grenadilla wood and finished with the Buffet Crampon Prestige finish.

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Our price £6,044.38 exc. VAT

RRP: £7,685.75

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The basset horn was magnificently adopted by Mozart, and the great contemporary composers, including Boulez and Stockhausen, have written music for this instrument, whose sound is balanced and luminous.

These remarkably designed instruments are made of grenadilla wood and finished with the Buffet Crampon Prestige finish.

The modern basset horn, designed with all of the perfected elements of the Boehm system developed by Buffet Crampon, enables clarinettists to play concertos and quintets as they were conceived and imagined by Mozart.

Unique benefits

  • Finest quality grenadilla wood (un-stained)
  • Range to Low C
  • Undercut tone holes: Improves tone and ease of response
  • Power forged silver plated keywork, pre-plated in copper, finished in silver plate: Long lasting finish and comfortable feel
  • Leather pads: Are long lasting and create a good seal
  • Metal capped tenons:  For stability and a centered tone
  • Additional Eb lever key
  • Automatic double octave keys with high Bb key
  • Half hole speaker vent for notes above high C

Supplied with

The Buffet Prestige basset horn is supplied in a hard case with internal storage.  Also included is a Buffet mouthpiece, silver plated cap and ligature, pull through, cork grease and a sample reed.

Specification

  • Model: Prestige Basset Horn (To Low C)
  • Key: F
  • Material: Grenadilla
  • Keywork: Silver Plated
  • Mechanism: Full Keywork
  • Finish: Black
  • Mouthpiece: Buffet
  • Lyre Box: No
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