Yanagisawa S-WO3 Soprano Saxophone (Silver)

$8,999.00

Made from newly engineered silver, the SWO3 has an improved sound that’s rife with richness. Once with is combined with the re-designed bore and tone holes, you can hear the strong tonal core with flawless intonation.

To ensure you can play efficiently and effectively, the C# and Bb keys have a rocking table/see-saw mechanism. This mechanism guarantees the easiest transition between these pitches. All of the centre arms on all Yanagisawa saxophones use special pointed pivot screws. These screws precisely maintain the stability of the centre arms and help achieve an exact action.

The fresh design of the SWO30 has resulted in new front F keys, right side keys, and right pinky keys – all for your convenience. And for an added touch of luxury, the bell features uniquely styled engraving which has been meticulously done by hand. Small details like coating the octave mechanism in fluroresin to ensure the action is reliable without sticking, to redesigning the front F key for ease of fingering all come together to produce this magnificent instrument.

  • Key: Bb
  • Range: Low Bb to High F#
  • Body: Silver
  • Keys: Brass
  • Neck Type: Fixed Neck
  • Included Accessories: Fabric Covered Woodshell Case + Yanagisawa Branded Ebonite Mouthpiece and Ligature
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Description

Fluororesin-sleeved octave rocker
Lost motion is eliminated and smooth octave-key action is ensured by rounding the octave rocker ends and Fluororesin-coating the receiving sleeves they contact.

C#-Bb table key linkages
The seesaw linkage between the C# and Bb table keys facilitates faster, smoother fingering technique.

C#-B table key linkages
The additional slider mechanism between the C# and B table keys is a proprietary Yanagisawa design that allows smoother finger transitions between these notes.

Genuine mother-of-pearl touches
Indented mother-of-pearl key touches are attractive, afford the fingertips a more natural fit and feel, and are less slippery than plastic touches when wet.

Metal thumb hook & rest
Designed to make minimal point contact with the body, the thumb hook enables the instrument to resonate more freely while the brass thumb rest allows for smoother response and improved tonal balance.

Pointed pivot screws
For the utmost in precision and reliability, pointed pivot screws ensure that centre arms or hinge rods are an exact fit.

Sealed, waterproof pads
Airtight pads facilitate balanced, leak-free play while quality waterproofing extends pad service life.

Metal tone boosters
Pads equipped with metal tone boosters enhance tonal clarity and ensure excellent response at any volume, from pianissimo to fortissimo.

Needle springs
Blued-steel needle springs are more elastic than the stainless-steel variety, offer faster action and render a better command of difficult passages.

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