Yanagisawa S-WO37 Soprano Saxophone (Solid Silver)

A vision in the making since 1894, the SWO37 is the saxophone that will make a statement.

Made from beautiful silver, the SWO37 has an improved sound that’s rife with richness. The re-designed bore and tone holes, you can hear the strong tonal core with flawless intonation. To help with intonation in the upper register, the SWO37 has a dedicated key for top Gs – for your convenience.

The SWO37 even includes a straight and a curved neck for personal preference.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 SWO37 soprano sax benefits from a newly designed, newly engineered and specially sourced silver material. For added strength across the entire instrument, the keys are mounted to a rib which is then mounted to the body. These sorts of details are essential for professional players, as it means fewer repairs and cheaper servicing costs.

  • Key: Bb
  • Range: Low Bb to High G
  • Body: Sold Silver
  • Keys: Brass
  • Neck Type: Straight and Curved
  • 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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