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.
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Vandoren V12 Bb Clarinet Reeds : Boxes of 10 Reviews
Anonymous review via Feefo - 2022-03-05
Speedy service - thank you.
Anonymous review via Feefo - 2022-02-01
The reeds are fine quality.
Anonymous review via Feefo - 2021-11-15
As reliable as reeds ever are . . .
Anonymous review via Feefo - 2021-05-05
The longer lay is said to make them more suitable for the Selmer Concept mouthpiece but so far I have found this strength a bit less free blowing that the V12 - 3.
Anonymous review via Feefo - 2021-03-31
It\'s early days. The first reed was brilliant. The second good but less so. I\'ll have to see how I get on with subsequent reeds.
Anonymous review via Feefo - 2020-12-17
good quality, well-packaged reeds, good sound
Anonymous review via Feefo - 2020-12-05
These are the best reeds for me, but it all depends on your mouthpiece, style of playing, and so on.
Anonymous review via Feefo - 2020-05-05
As good as they ever are.
Anonymous review via Feefo - 2020-05-01
As recommended excellent response and intonation when used with Selmer Concept mouthpiece
Anonymous review via Feefo - 2020-04-23
Consistent reeds with a strong and focused sound.
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