Walter Grabner Virtuoso Bb Clarinet Mouthpiece
The Virtuoso Bb clarinet mouthpiece is one of Walter Grabner's newest designs. Brought to market in 2016 and introduced at ClarinetFest, it saw an immediate success, appearing in concert halls and opera houses throughout the US and Europe. Featuring a bold, rich, full and responsive sound, it is free blowing and a delight to play. Crafted with a hand-filed baffle for the best tone and response.
Bringing together eighteen years of mouthpiece crafting expertise, finishing over 10,000 mouthpieces in this time; all of this knowledge has been put into the design and making of this high quality Virtuoso mouthpiece model. It is for the most discerning orchestral clarinettist, perfect for soft Tchaikovsky solos, rapid articulation in Mendelssohn's 4th symphony or for the jazzy glissando in Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, all played with equal ease. the Virtuoso Bb is championed as the very best mouthpiece that Grabner can make.
- Tip Opening: 1.10 mm
- Medium Curve
- Optimised for Vandoren V12 3½ or 4 (for a darker and more focused sound) strength reeds
- Pitch: 440
About Walter Grabner
A musician and a craftsman, Walter Grabner has been hand crafting his mouthpieces for over twenty years. Supplying them in over 57 countries worldwide and producing over 10,000 pieces, Grabner has a large selection of mouthpieces for many types of musician. Treating every mouthpiece as an individual, independently serial numbered and recorded with facing info, internal and external dimensions and the type and origin of the blank so if your mouthpiece is lost or broken, it can be duplicated by Grabner, an important future protection scheme for your playing security.
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.