The Yanagisawa S-991 soprano is handmade in Japan in a small, house-sized factory in which all the workers are highly-skilled artists. That makes This soprano has a great tone – clear, round, with a delicate core. It is very mouthpiece-friendly, so you can make it sound much darker or much more aggressive depending on what piece you use. (And it is worth experimenting with soprano mouthpieces – trust me!) The stock Yanagisawa mouthpiece is a great place to start – dependable, middle-of-the-road tonally, with a quality facing.
Every instrument purchased at McKenzie Music Etcetera comes with a free first annual service ($140 value), to be completed between 11-13 months of purchase.
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