Item #0123468 Model #1430LP

Selmer 1430LP Bb Bass Clarinet Standard


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Best-selling bass clarinet.

The Selmer 1430LP Bb Bass Clarinet is conceived for advancing players and boasts a single-piece body and high-caliber components. Crafted from durable yet resonant high-impact ABS, this premium instrument is equipped with nickel-silver keys and traditional leather pads. Its hand-hammered brass bell produces a bold, projecting tone, while a cylindrical bore provides a robust tonal core. The included hard rubber mouthpiece facilitates subtle articulations and nuanced expression. Whether performing in a marching band or symphonic orchestra, the 1430LP ensures you'll be heard with a rich, mature sound.

Responsive Key Work Suited for All Hand Sizes
The 1430LP features redesigned key work that is quick, agile and ergonomically optimized for players of any hand size. Because there are no keys spanning joints, this single-joint body bass clarinet is easy to play and manipulate.

Low Eb Extension for a Full Range
Extending to low Eb, the 1430LP offers a complete range that allows performers to explore the instrument's deepest tones. This extended range unlocks a wider array of repertoire and provides more versatility.

Protective Case for Safe Transport
The included redesigned case suspends the 1430LP to shield it from damage. With a durable exterior and plush interior, this case is ideal for transporting the instrument to and from rehearsals, lessons and performances. Multiple storage compartments provide space for accessories and other essentials.

Premium Student Bass Clarinet at an Accessible Price
Despite a professional-level tone and high-quality build, the 1430LP is offered at a student-friendly price, making it an ideal choice for advancing players seeking an affordable step-up instrument. This thoughtfully designed bass clarinet delivers the next evolution in student models with a sound, ease of play and durability that allow for real-world use.

  • Bore: .932"
  • Tone Holes: Straight
  • Body Construction: Resonite Brushed Finish Plastic
  • Keys: 18 (Boehm) / Nickel-plated


  • One piece resonite body.
  • Comfortable, pro angle neck.
  • Nickel plated keys.
  • Range to low Eb.
  • Includes: case / mouthpiece / cap and ligature.