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Bb/A clarinet

Bb/A Privilege

Réf. 1104041311

Recognized for their great versatility and their stability, the Privilège clarinets stand out through their  aesthetics, ergonomics and tuning.

These clarinets are exceptionally stable in tuning, perfectly adaptable to all acoustics (opera, symphony, wind band, room, studio) and easily match with other instruments. The perfect medium register temperate (E, F, F, F#, G) wins in brightness and timbre making the Privilège clarinet an extremely homogeneous instrument over the whole range.

Raw ebony wood is selected,delicately worked, naturally treated, lacquered and water repellent for protection featuring a top-of-the-range finish completed by fine engravings on keys and rings.

Available in Bb, A and in 2 finishes (silver plated or black keywork).

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Regular price 5690€
Sale price 5690€ Regular price
Recommended retail price incl. VAT (Europe)
Fabriquée en France Fabriquée en France
Certifiée par un musicien professionnel Certifiée par un musicien professionnel
Réglages garantis dans votre magasin Réglages garantis dans votre magasin
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birth of a clarinet


Henri SELMER Paris started manufacturing clarinets in the 19th century (Place Dancourt, Paris) and since then has acquired a great reputation in the professional world.

This traditional know-how has been passed down from generation to generation in the Mantes-la-Ville manufacture, which has succeeded in combining innovation and tradition.

Today, a Selmer clarinet consists of 450 parts and requires a high level of craftsmanship.

Technical characteristics
Boehm standard N°1 (17 keys, 6 rings), silver plated nickel silver keywork, Eb lever, matte black chromed nickel silver rings, male and female tenons lined with a metal sleeve
leather, Goretex and cork
Concept mouthpiece, cap, ligature, swab, cork grease, PRiSMe case
Thumb support
silver plated or Matte black keywork
Privilège Clarinet


Selmer's Privilège has a great balance between the warmth and roundness of sound I need for classical music and the raw and visceral qualities I use to create my own sound in klezmer music.
David Krakauer