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Third octave key and king-rosewood body are available on request.
The YOB-841 features an 'open' bore configuration optimized to match 'American' style reeds. This inner bore shape is complemented by tapered tone-holes with conical undercutting for a dark silky tone with a focused center. This model was developed in close cooperation with the principal oboists of some of America's top orchestras.
Please refer to table below for specs
Skilled artisans braze and adjust all keys on Yamaha oboes by hand to optimize the balance of each individual instrument
Newly designed, highly polished bore
Excellent intonation, tonal balance, and resistance
Hand-tapered, undercut tone holes
Precise, even intonation and response
Nickel-silver bell ring
Increases effective density of the bell for improved response and tone
Philadelphia D key
An extra screw that permits fine adjustments to the high D for improved tone and tuning
|System||Conservatoire (semi-automatic octave system)|
|Auxiliary Keys||Left-hand F key, Fork F resonance key, 'Philadelphia D key'|
|Trill Keys||Low B-C#, low C-Db, C#-D#, D#-E, F#-G#, G#-A, Ab-Bb, A#-B, B-C#, left C-D, right C-D|
|Pads||19 cork, 3 felt pads|
|Keys||Silver-plated nickel silver|
|Case||Custom Series Case|