Yamaha YOB-241 Series Student Oboe

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The 241 has all the student needs in an oboe.

Newly designed, highly polished bore
The new bore design which incorporates vertical integration is similar to that of the YOB-841 professional model. This results in improved projection and improved tonal qualities.Newly designed undercut tone hole design
Also similar to the YOB-841, the new taper to the tone hole design provides the player with a smooth response and even intonation.Nickel-silver bell ring
The bell ring increases effective density of the bell for a quicker response and a more focused sound.French taper pivot screws
French taper pivot screws are designed for precise adjustment and increased longevity.Stainless steel springs
Durability, key balance and a more comfortable feel are all benefits of using stainless steel as the spring material.

Features
  • Modified conservatory system
  • Semi-automatic octave keys
  • Covered keys
  • Trill keys: C#-D#, F#-G#, A#-B, B-C#, right C-D
  • 4 cork, 15 felt pads
  • Matte-finish ABS resin body

Why play a great instrument from the start? Order the 241 today.

 
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4.3

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3.0

There are no shortcuts to making a decent oboe

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from British Columbia, Canada

Comments about Yamaha YOB-241 Series Student Oboe:

This instrument has a lovely tone. The keywork is somewhat on the light side but will hold out. The tone holes did not have any undercut on the new instrument I rented. The synthetic body is great for playing in any temperature or humidity. On my instrument, the middle C# was hard to speak. I adjusted all the relevant keys and still could not achieve a clear response. The position of the middle D key is lower than the right hand F natural key. This caused me to tough the F natural key and create a leak when playing C#. I have played Loree, Selmer and Thibeau and am waiting for my Covey. I think that these professional instruments are easier to play.

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(41 of 80 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

My Oboe

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from NH

Comments about Yamaha YOB-241 Series Student Oboe:

I just got my Oboe yesterday and I love it. I hope I can afford this one! I hope everyone can enjoy the 241 Oboe like I am.

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(51 of 97 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

great for beginners

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from gainesville,ga usa

Comments about Yamaha YOB-241 Series Student Oboe:

This is a good oboe if you're shopping for a beginner oboist. I played it until high school.

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