Eb and D Boehm clarinets use almost the same kind of accessories, including mouthpieces, reeds, ligatures, swabs, tools, and maintenance equipment.
But be aware, that their barrels have different bore diameters, which can make a huge difference in the way the instrument will tune. Not all barrels are properly marked and Eb and D clarinet barrels have the same length.
Not many people know that German A / Bb clarinet reeds fit Eb / D Boehm clarinet mouthpieces and vice versa. It greatly expands the range from which to choose. It's worth a try.
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The most widely played reeds in the world with a superiority proven over the years, these reeds suit all styles of music.
Traditionals are known for their excellent response in all registers, allowing a pianissimo attack in even the highest notes.
They are also extremely flexible, allowing the legato or staccato execution of large intervals ...
V12 reeds for Bb clarinet 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. The longer palette means that more of the reed is vibrating, resulting in a deeper, richer sound. The thic...