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Rigotti Hot and Swing Reeds for Bb Clarinet
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Rigotti Hot and Swing reeds for Bb Clarinet represent the finest in precision and playability. These reeds are consistent, focused and durable. They ...Click To Read More About This Product
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Rigotti Hot and Swing reeds for Bb Clarinet represent the finest in precision and playability. These reeds are consistent, focused and durable. They are ideal in tone and consistency for Greek or Turkish folk music, but are appropriate to many other clarinet idioms as well, including Dixie and Klezmer. Box of 10. Available in strengths 1.5 through 5.
The Best Cane
Rigotti owes part of their reputation to their materials. The canes of the Var, and Cogolin regions of France are among the best in the world. Grown alongside rivers and streams in an large area that is maintained all year round.
Rigotti Gold reeds are cut during a winter afternoon over four months from December to March. When the cane has reached maturity (after two years when it measures seven to eight meters with a diameter of 26cm to 32cm), it is cut left in the open for curing. The work on the reeds is split into stages: Rigotti disposes of all the excess and 'feathers', keeping only the 2 or 3 meters from the base (the rest is either burned or used as bamboo). Then the tubes are cut (from the base to the to, after which, each tube is calibrated to a particular instrument.
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Comments about Rigotti Hot and Swing Reeds for Bb Clarinet:
These reeds are typically very good and reliable with at least 75% playable right out of the box. Unfortunately, they tend to get chipped easily because they are just crammed into a tiny box with a few pieces of paper and thin sponge material between. Wish they would learn from Vandoren about how to package the reeds. Would be well worth a little extra money.