This section is for relatively current models, from approximately 1970-1980 to the present.
See the Vintage section for pre-1980 models.
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Why are clarinets traditionally made out of grenadilla?
The writer of this article has some excellent points. He has convinced me that the answer is NOT that grenadilla sounds best, or that artists have always insisted on wood. Grenadilla Myth by Tom Ridenour