5RV: Tip Opening: 106.5 Facing Length: Medium Short
The time-proven standard for professional musicians. Quality and tradition.
5RV Lyre: Tip Opening: 109.1 Facing Length: Medium
More open than the 5RV with a longer facing.
The difference between “Profile 88” and Traditional mouthpieces is in the exterior angle of the beak. Therefore, the musician is free to choose the model which suits their purpose in terms of best playing position, easiest sound projection, greatest playing comfort, and the most controllable and precise articulation.
Vandoren has developed the “13 series” mouthpiece specifically for American clarinetists using A440 pitch.