Are you looking to find a great deal on cheap clarinets for sale online? You have come to the right place. You don't have to skimp on quality to save when buying a musical instrument.
Victor Hugo—an 18th Century French poet, playwright, novelist, visual artist, human rights activist, and exponent of the Romantic movement —once wrote, “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”
If you are considering purchasing an expensive or a cheap clarinet, instrument recommendations coupled with personal factor will need to be weighed equally. You can find cheap clarinets for sale without conceding the standards of quality you rightfully expect and deserve.
1. Buffet – The most widely used professional soprano, great for starters and longtime players alike.
2. Leblanc – Slightly more expensive providing less sound but good tone evenness and perfect intonation.
3. Selmer – Intermediate models easy to play with great quality sound and good tone.
4. Yamaha – Intermediate models with perhaps the best price for a limited budget. Personal factors will vary per person, but if the clarinet is your first musical instrument consider: how much money are you willing to spend? Are you taking classes and therefore able to purchase a cheaper student model, or do you need a professional model? Students have a better edge for finding cheaper clarinets for sale.
The Buffet R-13 is a great model widely used by starters and longtime players. It retails for approximately $2,000. The enhanced R-13 retails for approximately $2,700. Buffet clarinets produce rich, dark, and resonant tones. Buffets do have a tendency to provide uneven pitch. Watch for this when shopping.
Leblanc pro soprano models are smooth both mechanically and in tone. They are slightly more expensive than Buffet models, ranging from $2,200 to $3,000. Selmer and
Yamaha clarinets offer economical pricing (ranging from $500 to $1,200) while still providing even tones and good sound quality.
Plastic model clarinets do have their uses. They are ideal for outdoor play, such as a marching band. They are also fantastic for the inexperienced player because they are easy to handle and rather indestructible (great for kids).
Remember: you can find a bargain on almost any brand of clarinet once you decide on the one that fits you best; cheap clarinets for sale can be had nearly anywhere!