|At Musikmesse 2003 in Frankfurt, Germany, Buffet Crampon presented the new professional clarinet Tosca made of grenadilla wood or Green Line. The instrument is available as A or Bb model. The Tosca clarinet is designed to have outstanding sound qualities and a perfect intonation. It is tuned at 440/ 442 Hz and comes with two barrels.
Also new at the Frankfurt show was a semi-automatic English horn (cor anglais) featuring that distinctive warm and full Buffet Crampon sound. The instrument is made of selected grenadilla wood and sports silverplated keywork, third octave key, left F-lever, pads made of Gore-Tex and an adjustable thumb rest.