This is a more economical ABS resin body oboe which features a simplified Conservatoire system, making it is easier to play for beginners. The surprisingly precise intonation permits students to concentrate more on developing their own musical nuances. But there is nothing 'student-like' about the rich and colourful sound. The YOB241 features a characteristically warm oboe tone which sounds very close to that of a professional instrument, so even a complete beginner will quickly develop a beautiful tone. Range to low Bb.
The Most Professional Intermediate Oboes Ever Made!
Intermediate oboe, Body material: Grenadilla, System: Simplified Conservatoire (semi-automatic octave system)
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.
The YOB431M is made of top quality aged and seasoned Grenadilla wood for a rich 'professional' sound. The 431M has a semi-automatic octave system and the keys are hand-adjusted by experienced artisans for superb playability. The upper joint body is drilled out slightly larger around the bore and tone-holes. Thermoplastic ABS resin is injected into the cavity, instantly forming the inner shape of an oboe. It is designed to preserve as much as 90% of the wooden portion, while its natural appearance is hardly distinguishable from conventional all-wooden models.