Generally speaking, the wider the tip opening, the softer the reed that may be used. For most beginners a narrower tip opening will result in a clearer tone and more consistent intonation. 90: Close / 95-100: Medium Close / 100-105: Medium / 110-115: Medium Open / 120-130: Open. The degree of edge or brightness the player obtains is dictated by the size of the tone chamber.The more'baffle' that is built into the tone chamber, the more edge the tone will have. A'0' tone chamber will have the most edge and a'3' will have a more mellow tone.
The term'SMS' or'M' indicates the choice of facing. The SMS, or French facing is usually shorter with a steeper curve.
The'M' or American facing is slightly longer with a flatter type curve. Berg Larsen stainless steel mouthpieces are known for increased life and their diverse tonal quality. Due to the hardness of the metal and the highly reflective finish, they are able to maximize projection.With the many combinations of tip opening and chamber, these mouthpieces can produce whatever tone you are looking for, from bright and edgy to smooth and dark. Mouthpieces are SMS (European Facing) unless otherwise specified. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask. Rays Midbell Music is a full service school music dealer located in Sioux City, IA.
The original company was founded in 1939. We have had a Sioux City location since 1972.
It is our goal to accurately and truthfully describe each item, pointing out all flaws and defects, by providing as many high-quality pictures of each item as possible. However, sometimes things can be inadvertently overlooked. The item "Berg Larsen 120/2 M Metal Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece Original Lig / Cap" is in sale since Tuesday, September 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Wind & Woodwind\Parts & Accessories\Mouthpieces".
The seller is "midbellmusic" and is located in Sioux City, Iowa. This item can be shipped worldwide.