The revolutionary Olegature optimizes the connection between mouthpiece, reed and instrument, imparting the darker tone of a soft ligature combined with the power and projection of a rigid metal ligature.
The Olegature's unique performance means there's no longer any need to compromise tone quality for projection.
Bb Clarinet Ligature
- Screw Placement: Inverted
- Material: Wire Mesh
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Comments about Oleg Bb Clarinet Ligature:
This ligature is one of the best. The only problem, depending on the external shape of your mouthpiece, is that it may slide upward while playing, causing you to have to readjust it periodically. This has only happened to me once or twice, but is a common complaint among those who use this ligature. Other than that, I use it for both ensemble and solo work, and it has proven itself worth its price tag. On top of that, it looks beautiful and classy.
If you want to get the most out of this product, please note the following:
The tighter the bottom screw, the richer and darker the sound. The tighter the top screw, the more focused and responsive the reed will play. Try to find the ratio of top-to-bottom that works best for your setup, and then experiment with how tight you can make it before it begins to slide up on your mouthpiece. Once you've found that perfect balance and have gotten used to it, this ligature will sing for you in ways you never thought possible!
This ligature provides the flexiblity in tone that ligatures like the Vandoren Optimum and Rovner Versa attempt to provide by using interchangeable plates, and it does it with only the turn of a screw. The chain-mailesque make provides dark, focused sound like a leather ligature while still being responsive like a metal ligature.
The quality in this ligature is exceptional, and it is very resistant to damage or breaking, with the exception of the screws, which are the most delicate part of the setup. The screws are available at olegproducts.com, so overall, excellent quality.
The hefty price is made up for by the formidable projection, warm tone and long life span.