Clarinet Olegatures (Ligatures)
The Olegature has done more for clarinet acoustics than all the advances to clarinet design in the last 100 years. – Oleg
NOTE: Custom finishes are made-to-order and can take up to two weeks in production.
The Olegature saxophone & clarinet ligature is the result of a revolutionary new level of understanding of woodwind acoustics. The ligature is the most important piece of equipment on any single-reed instrument. Though there are hundreds of ligature designs on the market (leather, plastic, hard metal, and so on), the Olegature ligature has been scientifically proven to produce the richest harmonic range of them all.
Unlike other ligatures, Olegature’s patented chain mesh design maximizes the reed’s natural harmonic modes and brings dampening to the minimum physically possible. This results in vast improvements to the timbre, response, intonation, and power. Musicians and listeners often describe the sound as having a fuller “presence”, or the way hearing live music sounds more “alive” than a radio recording.
The Olegature’s sensitivity to screw tightness allows the musician to create a deeper, darker sound, the brightest, sharpest sound, and everything in between. This makes the Olegature an excellent choice for musicians who perform both as soloists and in group settings.
The unique wire mesh design vibrates with the reed, allowing for perfect intonation, incredible response, and the most powerful sound.
- Maximizes resonance and minimizes dampening
- Preserves the reed’s natural vibration and harmonic range
- Gorgeous jewelry quality craftsmanship
- Available for all makes and models of saxophone and clarinet mouthpieces
- Comes in gold matte, white rhodium, black rhodium, and antique copper finishes.
Available for all sizes of saxophone and clarinet mouthpieces, the Olegature is traditionally made with a gold matte. Olegatures with 24K shiny gold, white rhodium, black rhodium and antique brass finishes are available for custom orders. Each comes in a beautiful case with an anti-slip ligature grip and a helpful instruction manual.
Note: For Rhodium and Antique Brass finishes allow two weeks for delivery.
About Rhodium: Rhodium is a rare, bright silvery-white, durable, corrosion-resistant precious metal in the Platinum family. We have chosen this precious metal to give you a durable, long lasting finish on your Olegature.
“Incredible. The Olegature finally opened the door to my true sound.” – Benny Golson
“The response time was amazingly swift while the sound was strong and full. My former mouthpiece felt almost unplayable!” – Dave Leibman
“Thanks for all the inspiration over the years and for making great mouthpieces and ligatures forever!” – Mindi Abair