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Care Guide for Double Reed Instruments

Suppliers for tool equipment and reeds

CLARINET OBOE
Intermediate Clarinet Recommendations

BUFFET (E-11) INTERNATIONAL
LEBLANC (NOBLET 45) (VITO 7214) (NORMANDY 4)
YAMAHA (YCL-9o) (YCL34) (YCL-62)

Professional Clarinet Recommendations

BUFFET R-13, R-13 GREENLINE
LEBLANC LL ,1176, OPUS –19oS, CONCERTO 1189
YAMAHA -YCL-CSV, YCL-SEV, YCL-64
SELMER PARIS B15-1oG, B165S1G
HOWARTH
L. ROSSI 

Mouthpeice Recommendations

BORBECK 13
 BAY
 PORTNOY BPO2
LARRY COMBS
RALPH MORGAN
RIDENOUR
GIGLIOTTI
HITE

Ligature and Cap Recommendations

LUYBEN (BLACK ONLY)
BONADE INVERTED 

Reed Recommendations

MOORE
VANDOREN
ZONDA
RICO GRAND CONCERT SELECT
RICO ROYAL
LA VOZ
OLIVIERI
LEGERE
 

Miscellaneous Clarinet Equipment

CLARINET REED GUARD
CLARINET SWAB (HANDKERCHIEF TYPE ONLY)
CORK GREASE
THUMB EZZ
CLARINET REED CLIPPER (CORDIER)
REPAIRMAN'S SCREWDRIVER
PENCIL
TUNER
METRONOME
MOUTHPIECE PATCHES
DUTCH RUSH
MIRROR 

Intermediate Oboe Recommendations

FOX-RENARD 33o-333P, 450 upper joint plastic lower joint wood
CABART
YAMAHA YOB-41o, YOB-411p, YOB-211 (student)
 FOSSATI E3o-J10
HOWARTH S45P-S2oC
PATRICOLA SB.1
HANS KREUL 94O1
BUFFET 4o51
STRASSER
GORDET
LAUBIN  

Professional Oboe Recommendations

     RIGOUTAT
     PAUL COVEY
     LOREĖ
     MARIGAUX
     LUCERNE
     LAUBIN
     PATRICOLA S5E
     HOWARTH XL
     FOX 400
     YAMAHA YOB-831
     BUFFET 3613
     HANSKREUL 9501, 96O1

Tools for Making and Adjusting Oboe Reeds  

1. Knives
2. Mandrel (French type)
3. Brass staples (47 mm)
4. Thread FF nylon (green, yellow, white, or red)
5. Metric ruler (metal 6 inches)
6. Billot-Cutting Block (wood only)
7. Beeswax
8. Goldbeater's Skin (Fish skin)
9. Plaque (two)
10. Sharpening stone
11. Cane (gouged, shaped, and folded)
12. Reed making Books
13. A reading lamp
14. Reed cane (Gouged, Shaped, and Folded)
15. Oboe reed case
16. Metronome
17. Tuner
18. Pencil
19. Small water cup 
 

SAXOPHONE BASSOON
Intermediate Saxophone Recommendations
ALTO-TENOR-BARITONE
YAMAHA -YAS-52&23, YTS-23&52, YBS-52
LEBLANC -VITO 7131R, 7131T, 7190BA  

Professional  Saxophone Recommendations

ALTO
        
SELMER (USA no) (PARIS 62) (PARIS 52)
         YAMAHA (YAS-62) (YAS-875)
         LEBLANC-YANAGISAWA (T-A-991), (A-991)

TENOR
       
SELMER (USA-TS 100) (PARIS-TS-54) (PARIS-TS-64)
        YAMAHA (YTS-62)
        LEBLANC YANAGISAWA (T-A-991), (T-991)

Mouthpeice Recommendations

SELMER S-8o 

Ligature and Cap Recommendations
       BONADE
       EDDIE DANIELS
       GIGIOTTI
       ROVNER

Reed Recommendations

       VANDOREN
       RICO GRAND CONCERT SELECT
       RICO ROYAL
       LA VOZ
       LEGERE
       ZONDA

 

Miscellaneous Saxophone Equipment

  SAXOPHONE REED GUARD
  SAXOPHONE SWAB (HANDKERCHIEF TYPE ONLY)
  CORK GREASE
  NECK STRAP
  SAXOPHONE REED CLIPPER (CORDIER)
  REPAIRMAN'S SCREWDRIVER
  MOUTHPIECE PATCHES
  METRONOMES
  TUNER
  PENCIL
  
DUTCH RUSH

Intermediate Bassoon Recommendations

FOX RENARD 51, 41
SELMER -LENTON MODEL 6K 
 

Professional Bassoon Recommendations

MOOSMAN 1ooA
SCHREIBER PRESTIGE (5116)
YAMAHA -YFG-812, YFG-821
FOX—101, MODEL II, MODEL IV
FOX RENARD -220, 222
HECKEL
POCHNER-COOPER 

Tools for Making and Adjusting Bassoon Reeds 

1. Files
2. Cutting knife
3. Scraping knife
4. Mandrel
5. Reamer
6. Arrow plaque
7. Billot
8. Needle noise pliers
9. Dutch rash
10. Soft brass wire
11. Thread
12. Sharpening stone
13. Easel
14. End nippers pliers
15. Book on reed making
16. A reading lamp
 

Miscellaneous Bassoon Equipment

1. swab                                  
2. cleaning cloth                   
3. seat strap                        
4. small water cup              
5. pencil
6. metronome
7. tuner
8. boot
9. screwdrivers
10. cork grease
11. Reed case 
 

NOTE:
  • THESE TOOLS ARE SPECIALIZED AND MUST BE PURCHASED FROM A DOUBLE REED DEALER.
  • BUY THE BEST TOOLS AVAILABLE.
  • THE INVESTMENT IN QUALITY IS WORTH THE PRICE.
  • SAVE MONEY BY PURCHASING THESE ITEMS IN A REED MAKING KIT.

Suppliers for tool equipment and reeds

 

For more information:
Robinson’s Music Studio/Ligature Publications
c/o Work Place Office Center
2317 Meridian Street, Suite 3403
Huntsville, Alabama 35811 Map
Mobile:(256) 508-2057
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