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PAIR OF FRENCH BORE LUIS ROSSI CLARINETS IN HONDURAN ROSEWOOD, 5495

This pair of Luis Rossi French bore clarinets, in Honduran Rosewood, are a commission sale for Clarinets Direct. Clarinets Direct is fortunate to count many of the UK's foremost professional players amongst our clientele. These instruments have come to us fom Joe Pacewicz, currently acting Principal Clarinet of the "Royal Scottish National Orchestra" and are in excellent condition.
The Bb has Silver plate in excellent condition. The instruments have been regularly serviced and have finest Pisoni tan leather pads throughout. Both clarinets feature an French bore based on the Buffet R13, but with much improved acoustics and intonation. Both are in Honduran Rosewood, with no cracks or damage, indeed the wood throughout is in excellent condition. Both have had Yamaha adjustable thumb rests fitted in a higher position than the original Rossi thumb rests, which are included in the sale. The A has Silver plate which is in pristine condition. As with the Bb, the instrument has tan leather pads. Both instruments have been through our workshop, for acheck up, and minor key work regulation. There are 4 barrels of 67.0mm, 68.0mm, 69.5mm and 70.5mm. There is no supplied mnouthpiece, but these clarinets have been designed to tune with Vandoren m'pieces, or indeed any standard French bore m'piece. The pair play with a smooth yet dark sound, with remarkable reponse and tuning. The case, whilst used, is in good condition.