A truly top of the line professional clarinet. Farkas still lends his name comprises the world's bestselling student and professional French horns. Noblet history is centuries old, but when Noblet, under the Leblanc name, came to the U. I know Noblet was sold to LeBlanc. Some obscure models not mentioned here might have merit, but mostly only to collectors. Leblanc in America traces its origins to the founding of Ets.
I was deep enough that I squared it off and spliced in wood for a sturdy fix. Lowers the weight of the clarinet. The workshop at the Leblanc headquarters in Paris became a meeting place of the great woodwind artists of the era. Later versions had it separate. The Noblet L45 has a response touch and warm sound.
It may have been earlier than 1924 that LeBlanc in Paris made a metal Noblet of silver plated brass, and the first of the Noblets should hardly be considered unsuccessful--with a very wonderful tone, and not a serious intonation problem. Wood and keys in great condition. Odd looking, but most likely original pieces. Any help would be appreciated. That instrument will play very nicely in tune for anyone who normally plays the standard 66mm barrel. Most of the rest you might find are 'stencils', or instruments that you could put any name on, but were made by less than half a dozen makers.
All Buffet clarinets come stamped with the basic, round logo, so any other distinguishing marks can be used for identification. Over- and Undercut Tone holes The tone hole design provides superior intonation and response well as easier placement of the fingers. Buffet clarinets first came to the United States in 1918 and have been sold there since. You can see the overall length difference. The Silver King ended up being the best metal clarinet made maybe, but which one? The only other information in that series is attached to this post and talks about playing characteristics aspired to by the company.
I suspected it was made in the 60's. All other known Leblanc models serial number and date of manufacture are noted below including the Leblanc Paris Clarinet series of fine instruments. The Noblet L45 Paris Bb Clarinet by the LeBlanc Company is intermediate clarinet that is widely recommended by many instrument guides. New Prodigy Brand Standard Clarinet Hard Case Please Note: This clarinet case is brand new and has a hard plastic outer shell and a plush inner lining. The focus on a full line offering of brass and woodwind instruments provided significant growth and in 1989, Vito purchased 65% of the Leblanc France Company. European and Canadian Selmer clarinets had no markings.
Barbier - Late 19th - early 20th French maker, bought up by Selmer during the depression and relegated to their intermediate line. Together, Georges, Leon and Houvenaghel pushed the theoretical limits of instrument design to produce the first truly playable complete clarinet choir, ranging from sopranino to octo-contrabass, encompassing a range that surpasses that of the orchestral string sections. Rough-cut body blanks of a specially formulated plastic called Resotone were crafted into clarinets with the same care that wood instruments were afforded, rather than merely injection-molding the finished clarinet joints as some other manufacturers were doing at the time. They are quite nice instruments, somewhat heavier than my Buffet, which isn´t surprisingly. Perhaps it is the original barrel after all. Noblet 45 Artist Not sure on years but keywork is inline, sculpted like Leblanc but sheet metal trill key guide. Check out the , and see what people say or say something.
His instrument-repair skills were rewarded when he was assigned as a trumpeter and repairman to Army Field Bands, then to the Army Air Corps Band, led by Glenn Miller. These that were listed should represent a standard that other clarinets can be compared to. Senator John Kerry for a fund-raising event for. What a great thread of information sharing this has turned into! Insurance will be taken out on all items of significant value to protect our investment. Best regards, jnk Re: Noblet Clarinet Author: Date: 2011-01-21 02:19 Thank you so very much. It was built in 1761 from the legacy of Leonard Noblet and Revolts of 1766 and 1767 in Mining Communities in New Spain Noblet Barry Danks, published 1984, 427 pages Lucie Noblet - L'humanité n'a aucune couleur Plaidoirie sur le racisme. This is in no means saying one cannot use it for any setting, but with so many other great clarinets out there this one seems to fit into only certain categories for me.
The usual cure, of wrapping some fine sandpaper around a pencil and removing the sharp bits, had little effect, finally had to use a fine-grit diamond file, and polish up with fine silicone carbide the black stuff sandpaper, which is a little harder than the usual aluminum oxide sandpaper. Vintage dark wood Clarinet all parts stamped by Noblet of Paris France serial number B66957. But there are two fine cracks in the bell, as shown in the photos. The large bore and large toneholes allows the player to blow as much as they want with the mouthpiece reed combination really being the point of resistance. Toutes les parties sont signées Noblet Paris. Given the low serial number, I would put the age of the horn at 1940.