Yanagisawa SCWO20U Curved Soprano Saxophone - Unlacquered Bronze
- Free 42-Point Professional Set-up
- Fast Worldwide Delivery
- Award Winning After Sales Service
- Free One Year Checkover
Introducing the new bronze WO series curved soprano! The SCWO20 brings us another level of excellence beyond the 900 series models. One of the finest curved sopranos in the world, this sax will deliver impeccable tone and intonation, whilst giving the player a perfectly engineered and incredibly comfortable key work and mechanism.
Identical in every respect to the SCWO10 except this sax is made from bronze, offering added warmth and power. Taking forward all the qualities of the previous 900 series, Yanagisawa has made several improvements in key mechanism, sound, and intonation. Firstly, here are the mechanism changes:
1. Change of angle of the right little finger keys for smoother fingerings
2. Modified angle of the left palm keys for better fingering
3. Adopted German Silver to strengthen the rod on the G key
4. Redesigned G# key cup to perfect intonation
5. Detachable brace between bow and body added – allows technicians to make repairs more easily!
Secondly, and crucially, Yanagisawa has altered some tone hole sizes and positions to facilitate better intonation. And finally, there is a new backpack style case. It has a new outer compartment, giving the player even more storage possibilities. A shoulder strap is also included.
• Material: Bronze
• Finish: Unlacquered
• Key Touches: Mother of Pearl
• Neck: Yanagisawa
• Engraving: Engraved
• Case: New back-pack style case
• Mouthpiece: Yanagisawa ebonite
• Made in: Japan
• Free Professional Set Up & Free Check over within a year
• Recommended for: Advancing students, professionals
I have always loved the bronze Yanagisawa sopranos, and this one is no exception. The added warmth and projection this material gives you (not to mention strength in build) makes this instrument highly desirable. This little beauty makes the process of playing the curved soprano highly joyful! Sometimes I find that playing the curved soprano can feel like an awkward experience – the hands are so high and the fingering can feel fumbly; however, Yanagisawa has designed the most user-friendly key ergonomics, taking the already high level of design from the 900 series and improving again even further. I like the re-angled palm keys – all three of them feel like they are an even distance away from any point in the palm, making them really easy to access. Lovely stuff!
Delivery & Returns
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Yanagisawa - SINCE 1954
Yanagisawa has a long-standing reputation for producing some of the finest saxophones ever made. The company's dedication to exceptional quality and precision is evident in every instrument they create.
Each saxophone is crafted by skilled artisans using only the finest materials, resulting in instruments that produce a rich, powerful sound with incredible clarity and depth.
We share this commitment to excellence, and take great pride in offering the largest selection of Yanagisawa saxophones anywhere in the world.
FREE 42-POINT PRO SAXOPHONE SET-UP INCLUDED
All of our instruments are fully checked and set-up by our experienced technicians. Regardless of size or price - all saxophones go through the same process. Here at SAX, we know that when you buy an instrument, our pro set up is absolutely essential to ensure the instrument you're purchasing is playing to it's optimum performance.
Furthermore, we offer an exclusive benefit to our customers. Any new saxophone purchased from us can be returned within a year for a FREE checkover to make sure your saxophone continues to perform its best.