Yanagisawa AWO20 Alto Saxophone, Bronze
Yanagisawa AWO20 Alto Saxophone, BronzeDetails
The Yanagisawa AWO20 Alto Saxophone with bronze body and a lacquered finish is an elite instrument aimed at the more accomplished and advancing player. The AWO20 is an upgraded replacement for the highly regarded A992 series and delivers a superb tonal range thanks to the newly re-engineered bore and toneholes. The alto sax also includes newly designed Front F Keys, Ride Side Keys and Right Pinky Key, exclusive to the WO series.
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AWO20 Bronze Body
The AWO20 saxophone features a stunning bronze body, which is the main feature that stands out between it and the AWO10 series of Yanagisawa saxes. The bronze body gives a darker edge to the playing, making it great for mellower sounding music. As well as that, the colour difference between the bronze body and brass mechanisms give a lovely aesthetic touch.
Yanagisawa have redesigned many concepts of the alto saxophone to make it a better instrument to play. As standard octave key mechanisms can get sticky over time, Yanagisawa's flouroresin, non-stick coating ensures a reliable action with no stickiness. The C#, Bb and B keys are all connected via a rocking / see-saw mechanism. This is a unique Yanagisawa feature and ensures the easiest transition between these pitches. The buffers used on the bell keys are metal and therefore offer increased longevity and accuracy over plastic and are fully adjustable. This means the aperture of the bell toneholes are within your control.
Top Quality Materials
Yanagisawa have redesigned the saxophone's materials in order to improve the sound of the instrument. The WO series saxophones benefit from a newly designed, newly engineered and specially sourced brass material for improved sound and sonority. Yanagisawa's thumb rest and hook is mounted to the body by only four small points of contact, so unlike many inferior rests, it has minimal negative resonant impact. Plus, as the thumb rest is made of brass, it permits a more consistent tonal range.
Everything You Need
This Yanagisawa alto saxophone includes a number of accessories to allow you to get going straight away. All Yanagisawa instruments come with a premium hard case, which stores your sax safely when transporting between rehearsals and concerts. Also included in this outfit is a top quality ebonite mouthpiece and ligature.
- Key: Eb
- Range: Low Bb to High F#
- Body: Bronze
- Bow: Bronze
- Bell: Bronze
- Keys: Brass
- Finish: Lacquered
- Neck: Bronze
- Neck Type: Detachable Neck
- Included Accessories: Fabric Covered Woodshell Case + Yanagisawa Branded Ebonite Mouthpiece and Ligature
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