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Yamaha YCL450 Bb Clarinet

Yamaha YCL450 Bb Clarinet

Product code: YCL450S
Price: £899.00 (GBP)
(£749.17 ex VAT)
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The Yamaha YCL450 is the most popular intermediate clarinet in the ever popular YCL range. High-end features such as a grenadilla body, blue steel springs, silver plated keys and more, the clarinet has a fantastic tone, projection, and response. This is the perfect step-up instrument for an aspiring clarinet player who has outgrown their current beginners instrument.
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YCL450 Bb Clarinet from Yamaha

Popular intermediate model clarinet by Yamaha with a Grenadilla body

We think:

The YCL450 is the first wooden intermediate clarinet in the YCL range. Very robust and responsive, this instrument produces a surprisingly professional sound, while being very reasonably priced. Perfect for the intermediate student and enthusiast who has outgrown their beginners’ clarinet and wishes to move on to a high quality, tonally responsive and professionally engineered instrument. 

With a barrel design and bell shape very similar to that of Yamaha’s professional Custom V Series, the YCL450 Clarinet offers a very pure, focused and responsive sound through all registers. The body is made solely of Grenadilla wood, and features 17 silver-plated, hard-wearing keys that are supported by blue steel springs for added ergonomics. Yamaha YCL450 Clarinet has been extremely popular with intermediate/advanced students and keen beginners and deservedly so – Yamaha instruments are known for their excellent quality and durability that will go the distance. Supplied with the excellent CL4C mouthpiece, ligature and cleaning accessories in a smart, lightweight gig-style case. 


Robust and Responsive

This is a popular intermediate wooden clarinet is very robust and responsive, producing a professional sound, whilst being very reasonably priced. This makes it perfect for the musician who has outgrown their beginners clarinet and wish to move to something more serious. 


Body of Grenadilla Wood

The body is made solely of Grenadilla wood, and features 17 silver-plated, hard-wearing keys that are supported by blue steel springs for added ergonomics. 


Supplied with Accessories

Supplied with a CL4C mouthpiece, ligature and cleaning accessories in a smart, lightweight gig-style case. 


Product Information:

  • Grenadilla wood body - high quality hard wood which provides a warm and mellow tone
  • Pisoni pads
  • Silver-plated keys - hard-wearing and easier to hold
  • Barrel design taken from Custom model - produces a focused tone and quick response
  • Bell features resonance chamber which aids projection and improves intonation in lower notes, allowing for consistency and confidence
  • Blue steel springs - these give the keys a lighter touch whilst producing a smooth, quick action
  • Straight tone holes with tapered undercuts - helps give a clear and stable sound which reduces squeaking
  • Supplied with high quality lightweight durable case with shoulder straps and large compartment for accessories
  • Includes a CL4C mouthpiece, ligature and cleaning accessories

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