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The D'Addario Reserve Classic German 3.5 Bb Clarinet Reeds offer precision to the modern musician. The reeds are crafted from lower-internode cane which has a dense build for improved durability and tone. The Classic German reeds use an unfiled frame for greater projection and volume output. This model benefits from 3.5 reed strengths for a balanced projection with the ability to add light vibrato. The Classic German reeds each undergo a treatment process that ensures each has a consistent performance. This pack includes 10 reeds that are designed for Bb clarinets.


Key Features

  • 3.5 Strength Produces Balanced Tones
  • Low-Internode Cane for Improved Durability
  • Unfiled for a Louder Projection
  • Suited to Symphonic and Solo Musicians
  • Narrow Blank for Increased Articulation


Full Description


Reserve Series

The Reserve series of clarinet reeds combine a classic style with modern playability. The reeds use D’Addario’s specific cane which undergoes thorough checks to ensure each reed has a premium quality. The reeds are made using a digital cutting device, ensuring consistency and a high quality with every reed. The Reserve’s 10-pack box is ideal for musicians who are gigging or frequently playing. This series’ tonal characteristics include a generally warm sound with balanced frequencies and a stable pitch. The spine of these reeds has been weighted to contrast the narrow rail, resulting in increased dynamics. The Reserve series is ideal for advancing musicians requiring a reliable, strong sounding reed for the Bb clarinet.



  • Strength: 3.5
  • Clarinet Type: Bb
  • Thickness: Narrow Classic
  • Filing: Unfiled
  • Corner Profile: Straight
  • Style: Blank

Rico Reserve Reed 3.5 Clarinet (Sold Separately)

SKU: 046716574596
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