The YOB431 is made of top quality aged and seasoned Grenadilla wood for a rich 'professional' sound. This is the same material as used on our Custom models and it has been carefully crafted in a similar manner. It features accurate intonation, a balanced response, and exquisite tone. Truly professional quality at an intermediate model price. The 431 has a semi-automatic octave system and the keys are hand-adjusted by experienced artisans for superb playability.
Yamaha YOB431 Oboe
The Most Professional Student Oboes Ever Made
Our Intermediate models feature a design based upon our Custom models, and are produced with the same painstaking care. Like our top models, they also receive a high level of hand crafting, and the same experienced artisans oversee every step in their production. These oboes feature surprisingly accurate intonation and are comfortable and responsive to play. Their tone characteristics feature a rich spectrum of colors permitting the most subtle musical expression. And the keys have been carefully designed for ergonomic comfort as well as a balanced playablity.
|System||Simplified Conservatoire (semi-automatic octave system)|
|Keys||Auxiliary Keys||3rd octave key, Left-hand F key, Fork F resonance key|
|Trill Keys||C#-D#, F#-G#, Ab-Bb, A#-B, B-C#, Left C-D, Right C-D|
|Pads||cork and leather|
|Keys||Silver-plated nickel silver|