The industry standard, traditional beak design, clarinet mouthpiece range from Vandoren. 5RV Model. Tip opening: 106.5 (1/100ths mm), Facing: Medium Short, Characteristics: A time-proven standard for professionals. Quality and tradition.
This clarinet mouthpiece has been a popular choice for many players and is recommended by many teachers for its ease of control and is played around the world and chosen by many professionals.
The Vandoren Standard Bb Clarinet mouthpiece is an industry standard for students and professionals alike. The 'Standard' mouthpiece is pitched at A=442hz which is great for:
- Students making their first upgrade from a plastic mouthpiece who need a little help getting up to pitch.
- Players aiming to play at A=442hz. In the UK, it is typical to play at A=440hz. This does not mean that the Standard Vandoren Mouthpiece won't useful when compensating for a longer barrel length.
- European players.
If you need some advice selecting you mouthpiece, please contact our Clarinet Specialists.
Looking for a Vandoren mouthpiece pitched at A=440hz? Try the Vandoren 13 Series range of mouthpieces. Most models are available at both pitches.
Vandoren offer a vast range of models, enabling the player to select the right mouthpiece for them. See a breakdown of the models below.
M15 - Great articulation ease. Offers musicians a colourful spectrum of sound.
5RV - The time-proven standard for professional musicians. Quality and tradition.
5RV Lyre - More open than the 5RV with a longer facing
M30 Lyre -The 5RV Lyre with a larger tip opening and a longer facing guarantees flexibility and roundness. This mouthpiece has an exceptional quality of sound.
M30 - Its facing length gives it great flexibility, a good balance between timbre and roundness
B46 - The mouthpiece best suited to musicians playing both clarinet and saxophone.
B40 Lyre - The perfect blend between a round sound and rich tone colour. Easy blowing especially in the upper register.
B45 Spot - Same technical characteristics as the B45 with a great blowing ease
B45 - The universal mouthpiece. With an intermediate tip opening and a medium-long facing,
it is appreciated by most clarinettists.
B40 - Same facing as the B45 with a wider tip rail, it produces a compact and centered sound.
B45 Lyre - Characterized by a particularly large tip opening, it offers a flexible, round sound
and remains easy blowing.
5JB - THE jazz mouthpiece.
7JB -Mouthpiece for jazz and traditional music. Powerful and flexible sound.