Yamaha YCL-CSV Custom Bb Clarinet

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Key of Bb. Each instrument has a select handcrafted grenadilla wood body and sculptured silver-plated nickel silver keys. The SCV bore gives it a dark sound with added resonance. Toneholes are individually hand-tapered and undercut for optimum tone quality, intonation, and uniform response throughout the instrument's range. The taper inside the new bell design is more open to provide for a round, full sound.

The Yamaha V-Series clarinets represent the very pinnacle of the clarinet making art. They are handcrafted from a select grade of grenadilla wood with uniquely contoured inner bore configurations. Hand-tapered undercut toneholes provide outstanding intonation and response. V-Series clarinets incorporate a unique silver-plated nickel silver alloy for key construction which adds to the resonance of these fine instruments. V-Series clarinets are instantly recognizable by the "V" emblem on the upper joint.

All Yamaha wind instruments come with a limited 5-year warranty.

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YamahaYCL-CSV Custom Bb Clarinet

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Plays so much easier and more open than my R-13

By Gail

from CA

Comments about Yamaha YCL-CSV Custom Bb Clarinet:

A pro clarinetist friend recommended I try her older model Yamaha A Clarinet, and I loved it and so had to get one as close to it as possible. I bought the YCLCSVAClarinet and have been so very happy with it. I received many, many compliments on my sound and technique, and I owe it to my new Yamaha A clarinet. I am now seriously considering buying a new Bb, and selling my Buffet R-13. My friend also plays a Yamaha Bb, she plays pro, and teaches, and her sound is so free, warm and open. I want that when I play Bb, too.

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By Melissa-UMJPZ

from North Carolina

Comments about Yamaha YCL-CSV Custom Bb Clarinet:

I spend an entire day searching for a new clarinet. I tried 20 to 30 clarinets including, the Buffet R-13, and the Buffet Vintage. This clarinet is outstanding! I agree with one of the other reviewers. I have no idea how they get away with selling French clarinets for more money. If you're concerned with rich tone quality, this is the clarinet for you. You can't hear the keys move at all either. 5 stars. =D

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By Kevin Fay

from Seattle USA

Comments about Yamaha YCL-CSV Custom Bb Clarinet:

Superb tone and intonation, impeccable craftsmanship. I cannot understand how the French folks get away with selling inferior instruments for so much more money . . . This replaced a highly customized R-13 that I'd been using for years (the best I'd ever played). Once you go Yamaha, you'll never look back.

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