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Author Topic: Which ligature should I get for bass clarinet?  (Read 1630 times)

Offline DaveLeBlanc

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RE: Which ligature should I get for bass clarinet?
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2014, 08:06:27 PM »
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So here are two Rovner bass clarinet ligatures i\'m looking at currently.

The metal lig I have right now just doesn\'t cut it.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Rovner-SS3R-Star-Series-Eb-Baritone-Saxophone-Bb-Bass-Clarinet-Ligature-only-/331098973550?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4d1709656e

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-Rovner-BASS-CLARINET-DARK-Ligature-/251424062650?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3a8a0abcba


Hi Dave! I would go for the one in the second link you posted - only because I don\'t like the \'relief\'? cuts of the ligature in the first link. JMHO . . . .
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RE: Which ligature should I get for bass clarinet?
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2014, 08:41:54 PM »
got it!

The rovner dark is tried and true, and i\'ve had good experiences with their alto clarinet lig.
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Re: Which ligature should I get for bass clarinet?
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2021, 03:32:37 PM »
the rovner mk3 is preferable to the dark for bass. also try the bonade inverted

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Re: Which ligature should I get for bass clarinet?
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2021, 05:30:15 PM »
For my 4 clarinets I have 2 Rovner dark, and two mark 3.  I can't tell the difference.
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Re: Which ligature should I get for bass clarinet?
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2021, 01:05:29 AM »
Over the years, I've decided that Rover or any leather/strap ligature is preferable to metal all day. It's very hard to adjust angle on metal, whereas leather or straps allow you to really be versatile with the reed tension and positioning.
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Re: Which ligature should I get for bass clarinet?
« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2021, 04:30:12 PM »
dave i bet you would love the new rovner star model. its desighned to be used inverted or not. plus it only 25$

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Re: Which ligature should I get for bass clarinet?
« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2021, 02:01:00 PM »
Neat, I'll try that! If I ever pick up the bass again...
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