Vandoren V12 Bb Clarinet Reed

£30.25    (please select option)
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Availability 4 In Stock
Sale Units Boxes of 10
Code ARE01725
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The Vandoren V12 reeds are manufactured from cane tubes with the same diameter as cane used for alto saxophone reeds. As a result, they have a thicker heel and are cut on a longer palette with a slightly thicker tip than the Traditional. This is well suited to mouthpieces with a longer lay, the longer palette means that more of the reed is vibrating, resulting in a deeper, richer sound. The thicker tip gives body to the attack and also increases the longevity of the reed.

However, if used on a mouthpiece with a short lay it can therefore have an unclear sound.

  • French made reeds, supplied in pack of 10.
  • Individually wrapped to protect from temperature and humidity changes.
  • Thick heel with a thicker tip than the Traditionals.
  • The long palette cut suits longer facing mouthpieces.
  • Cut from the same diameter tube as Alto Sax reeds.


My usual reed--high quality and reliable strength indicator.

Hoping the strength of reed is consistent throughout the box

the reeds sound great. Would buy again.

Excellent blah blah blah there is no more

Always a bit of variety in how reeds play. Of the three I have played so far, one is excellent, one good and one really difficult to achieve a non muffled sound.

Consistent and reliable

This was a present for my niece. This is the 2nd time she's asked for them so they must be good.

Great reeds (favourite brand) - add extra warmth/depth to the sound

First time with theses reeds no comments yet

Very good sound. These reeds were recomended to my son by his masterclass Professor and it sounds really good.

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