Vandoren B40 Bass Clarinet Mouthpiece

The Vandoren B40 Bass Clarinet mouthpiece, has the same technical specifications as the B45, although this model incorporates a wider tip rail, which offers a more centered and compact sound.
A very responsive mouthpiece that makes playing across the range more consistent. In order for this mouthpiece to work at its most efficient, you should choose reeds that compliments its tip opening and facing length, in this case it is suggested a 2-3 would be a great choice (see Vandoren’s reed recommendations below!).

In the same way that their Bb models compare, the bass follow suit. Being the two longest standing models in the range, they have gained great popularity with beginner, intermediate and professional players.

Vandoren have created this model alongside 5 other models for bass clarinet. Their design alterations can make a massive difference for the playability of a mouthpiece. The dedication they show, prioritising creating mouthpieces to suit player’s desires for choice. Mean that you have variety and find a mouthpiece that will suit your playing needs.

  • CM343
  • Tip Opening – 193
  • Facing Length – Medium-Long

About Vandoren
Established in 1905 (Paris) and founded by clarinettist, Eugène Van Doren, Vandoren Paris are a world renowned brand specialising in clarinet and saxophone reeds, mouthpieces, ligatures and other accessories. Vandoren combine innovative designs with state of the art machinery (using engineering tolerance below 1/100th of a millimeter) to produce products of outstanding quality.


1. On arrival, every Clarinet & Flute is checked & adjusted in-store. This is essential as every instrument requires some attention after its long journey from the factory.

2. Once sold, every Clarinet & Flute is checked & regulated for a second time as the set-up can be affected by the new materials expanding & contracting according to environmental conditions.

3. New instruments purchased from us can be returned within a year for a FREE check over and adjustment.

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