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New Yamaha YOB-441M Duet+Intermediate Oboe


Yamaha oboes achieve a clear sound quality and superb intonation by dramatically improving the precision and stability of the bore. Also to cope with various durability issues inherent in wooden wind instruments, Duet+ models employ innovative techniques to form a protective layer next to the air column. The combination of precious wood and state-of -the-art resin is a “Duet” of tradition and technology.

Using patented technology, the injection-molded inner bore is designed to resist cracking while also stabilizing the bore, which adds consistency and durability. The upper joint body is drilled out slightly larger around the bore and tone-holes. Thermoplastic ABS resin is injected into the cavity, instantly forming the inner shape of an oboe. It is designed to preserve as much as 90% of the wooden portion, while its natural appearance is hardly distinguishable from conventional all-wooden models.


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  • Key system: Simplified Conservatoire (semi-automatic octave system)
  • Mechanical features: Left-hand F key, Fork F resonance key, Low Bb key
  • Trill keys: C#-D#, F#-G#, Ab-Bb, A#-B, B-C#, left C-D, right C-D
  • Pads: 8 cork, 15 felt pads
  • Body material: Grenadilla Insert injected ABS resin (upper joint)
  • Key materials: Silver-plated nickel silver keys
  • Toneholes: ABS resin (except metal octave vents, upper joint only)

Additional information

Weight 12 lbs
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 13 in