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.

Cotton Case Bags

The recorder cases are made from environmentally friendly natural cotton.

Fingering Systems

Yamaha offers a choice of either German (Left) or Baroque (Right) fingering systems on many models to accommodate local preferences and traditions.

Windway Shapes

There are two different windways.

- Straight WindwayEasy to play with a soft pure tone. This is ideal for beginners.

- Arched WindwayIt has a slight resistance when you play for better breath control which gives greater tonal expressiveness and projection.

20 Series (YRA-27III/28BIII)

Yamaha's 20 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.

YRA-27III/28BIII: This is an easy to play alto with accurate intonation and a warm rich sound which will enhance any recorder ensemble.

300 Series (YRA-302BIII)

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.