Yamaha YFL472 Student Model Flute, Open Hole
Yamaha YFL472 Student Model Flute, Open HoleDetails
The Yamaha YFL472ID Flute is the flagship model for advancing students. The sterling silver body, foot and headjoint has a developed tone with clear projection, as well as a stunning finish. The open keys allow players to produce half and quarter notes for a more extensive range. This model’s offset G key system benefits each musician by supporting a natural playing style. The YFL472ID’s lip plate is specifically designed to encourage the correct breathing patterns from students. This model is ideal for students wanting to inspire their own playing.
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Yamaha is a trusted brand by millions of musicians worldwide. Their attention to detail and precision is a trait which has earnt the respect of beginning students and world renowned musicians alike. An inimitable blend of leading technology and craftsmanship goes into each and every instrument. New refinements include pointed key arms contributing to elegant visual appeal, and a completely revised key parts manufacturing process that significantly enhances overall precision.
The 400 Series of flutes are designed for the student wanting to take their music to the next level. The upgraded materials, such as a precious metal construction, produces a more mature tone that can be utilised by passionate students. The structure is specifically made to last the test of time, so you can confidently take your flute to gigs, lessons and more. Yamaha have shaped the headpoint to be easier to play, so you’re progression can be quicker. The 400 series flutes look immaculate due to the polished finish and cup style shape.
Ideal Features for Students
The Student Model series are ideal for musicians wanting to progress their skills. This specific model looks at students who have established their basic skills and want to progress to more ambitious music. The open holes allow students to achieve half and quarter notes, whilst encouraging a more accurate playing position. The split E mechanism and offset G key provide your hands with a more natural playing position. The silver plated head joint has a more comfortable feel over long playing periods.
All key shapes and placement have been ergonomically designed for a comfortable, natural-feeling performance. Manufacturing processes have been redesigned from the ground up to achieve substantially improved precision that not only leads to greater mechanical accuracy, but also minimizes the need for readjustment over time.
A#, F# and other non-fingered keys feature pointed key arms. This beautiful key design is inspired by traditional European style. Yamaha's unique screw resistance inserts allow smooth adjustments while preventing gradual loosing of the screws. For easier access, the screw positioning has been changed. Footjoint alignment marks facilitate proper fitting by young players.
- Key: C
- Body Material: Sterling Silver
- Head Joint: CY Straight
- Head Material: Sterling Silver
- Foot Joint: C
- Lip Plate: Sterling Silver
- Tone Holes: Drawn and Curled
- Key System: Offset G
- Key Types: Plateau
- Keys: Open
- Key Mechanism: E
- Finish: Polished
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