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56 Rue Lepic, the home of Vandoren, has long been the Mecca of reed innovation. It seems only fitting that the newest reed bear the name of such a significant location. Introducing the all-new 56 Rue Lepic clarinet reed. Designed from thicker cane, the 56 emits a rich, centered and extremely pure sound while providing maximum stability in all registers. Its quick response ensures precision in the most difficult passages without sacrificing the extraordinary round and warm sound. Precision is extended to the new numbering system that offers a more specific range of strengths in each box for consistent performance.
And the new 56 Rue Lepic comes in humidity balanced factory fresh packaging so all reeds play as if you selected them in Paris at 56 Rue Lepic. From the Mecca of reed making omces the Mecca of clarinet sound.
Thickness at the tip: .11 mm (0.0043 inch)
Thickness at the heel: 3.25 mm (0.128 inch)
Available in strenghts: 2, 5/3/3, 5/3, 5+/4/5