Alto ABS Resin Recorders
Yamaha delivers safe and reliable products
From raw materials selection to manufacturing processes, we pay the closest attention to produce Yamaha recorders with safety and reliability.
- Our ABS recorders comply with the following regulations related to the production and use of chemical substances.(as of March, 2017)
*Japan: Food Sanitation Law
*Europe: REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals)
*USA: CPSIA (Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act)
- Manufacturing at factories with ISO quality certification.
- Ultrasonic adhesion technology used in assembling parts of soprano and alto recorders instead of adhesive bonding.
Yamaha offers a choice of either German (Left) or Baroque (Right) fingering systems on many models to accommodate local preferences and traditions.
20 & 30 Series (YRA-27III/28BIII/38BIII)
Yamaha's 20 and 30 Series recorders are designed to provide a perfect start to anyone's musical education. They offer an ideal amount of air resistance for easy control, and feature an accuracy of intonation you would expect to find only on more expensive models. Though other maker’s plastic recorders may have a similar appearance, Yamaha ABS recorders are truly superior instruments. Models are available with either ‘German’ or ‘Baroque’ fingering systems. The 20 series, easy to play throughout their ranges, are primarily intended for beginners. 30 series recorders, which feature an arched windway for improved breath control and tonal expression, are for more advanced players.
YRA-27III/28BIII: This is an easy to play alto with accurate intonation and a warm rich sound which will enhance any recorder ensemble.
YRA-38BIII: Featuring an arched windway for expressive sound, this alto has an excellent attack with good balance throughout the registers from low to high. It has a deep and mellow tone.
300 Series (YRA-302BIII/312BIII/314BIII)
The 300 series offers a complete range of top quality recorders—from bass to sopranino. All these instruments deliver a rich body of sound, while providing the convenience of a durable, maintenance-free ABS resin construction. With their broad range of tonal expression and their superb playability, these recorders are fully competitive with more expensive wooden models. The 300 Series recorders come in a variety of styles, some offering simulated wood finishes.
YRA-302BIII: This alto recorder resembles the famous Rottenburgh recorders.
YRA-312BIII: A version of the YRA-302BIII which offers a rich Rosewood style coating.
YRA-314BIII: A version of the YRA-302BIII which offers a noble Makassar ebony style coating.