weightless fingers

Minimized stress of the right arm and body; an unparalleled freedom of expression.

Clarinet

BREATHTAKING Strap Lithe Premium

Standard Hook

19,500 yen (before tax)

  • Black
Size
S
M
L
Clarinet

BREATHTAKING Strap Lithe Premium

Standard Hook

19,500 yen (before tax)

  • Dark Brown
Size
S
M
L

The 4 reasons for:“weightless fingers”

1

Relief from ergonomic stress

The player achieves an unparalleled freedom of expression through reduction in performance stress experienced on the right thumb and right arm.

2

A supple contour

The soft and supple leather conforms to each unique body, leading to deeper breaths and tonal expression.

3

Precise control

Utilizes adjustable front cords with optimal elasticity for heightened control over one’s performance.

4

Comfortable sound production

Both the Front Bar and Adjuster can be configured separately for an individualized fit and comfort.

Features

1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1Outer Leather
We chose the optimal leather through a discriminatory process with emphasis on resonance and fitment properties.
2Inner Leather
Garment leather is used to simulate a soft and floating impression.
3Front Bar
Specifically designed to avoid contact with the right thumb
*Patent obtained
4Adjuster
A compact form with jagged edges to prevent slippage.
5Front Elastic Cord
Highly durable and optimally elastic.
6Hook
We chose materials that are crucial to the resultant resonance of sound and coated it with an original formula.
7Auxiliary Strap
The downward pull of the back portion of strap and the resulting friction helps keep the strap in optimal playing position. For the ribbon portion, we chose materials that have a soft, pleasant touch on the body that moves freely with the player’s body motions.
*Patent obtained

Manufacturing Process

To maximize the supple properties of the highest grade genuine leather we use, multiple checks are executed at every step in the production process, heavily scrutinized by our skilled craftsmen who delicately make each strap by hand.

Vachetta Leather

A full-grained, vegetable-tanned leather produced through a traditional, painstaking process that's practiced by a select few craftsmen in the Toscana region of Italy.

Patent

BREATHTAKING has obtained patents for the design of the Front Bar and the Auxiliary Strap.

Sizing Guide

Choosing the proper size is essential in reaping the full benefits of the strap.

Usage Guide

Proper usage and positioning of the strap is critical for a positive experience.

Optional

Wraplift

By creating space between the body and the strap, the Wraplift introduces a floating sensation to the strap for improved comfort, leading to easier breaths and resultant resonant sounds.

BREATHTAKING Thumb

A cover that attaches to the clarinet thumb rest for use with a neckstrap. The optimal cushioning and surface area frees the right thumb that leads to a freer, resonant sound.

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