Yamaha YCL-450M Bb Clarinet

Duet+ Series Intermediate model

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YCL-450M Bb Clarinet

Why we love it…

This clarinet hides an amazing secret. Boasting a grenadilla wooden body, but hidden ABS resin lining for greater durability, this model maintains all the tonal character of higher end clarinets, but with added peace of mind.

Alex Roberts

Overview

Duet+

Yamaha clarinets have achieved sound quality and superb intonation by dramatically improving precision and stability. Also to cope with various quality issues inherent in wooden 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 not simply a “Duet” of tradition and technology – it’s a “Plus” advantage indeed.

This innovative technology, which premiered with our oboes, has been brought to the clarinet after extensive engineering specific to the instrument. 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 a clarinet. It is designed to preserve as much virtue of traditional clarinets as possible, while its natural appearance is hardly distinguishable from conventional all-wooden models.

Finance

Bring the dream within easier reach by spreading the cost with V12 Retail Finance. With a range of different finance schemes available, use the Finance Calculator below to choose a deposit amount and find out possible monthly payments.

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Finance agreements are available to UK residents aged 18 or over, subject to status.

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Representative Example

Purchase Price:£2,026.00 Deposit:£239.00
Amount of Credit:£1,787.00 24 Monthly Payments:£89.44
Total Repayable:£2,385.56 Agreement Duration:24 Months
Rate of Interest (Fixed):19.89% pa 19.89% APR Representative
Purchase Price:£2,289.00 Deposit:£260.00
Amount of Credit:£2,029.00 36 Monthly Payments:£73.64
Total Repayable:£2,911.04 Agreement Duration:36 Months
Rate of Interest (Fixed):19.89% pa 19.89% APR Representative
Purchase Price:£1,125.00 Deposit:£300.00
Amount of Credit:£825.00 6 Monthly Payments:£137.50
Total Repayable:£1,125.00 Agreement Duration:6 Months
Rate of Interest (Fixed):0% pa 0% APR Representative
Purchase Price:£3,545.00 Deposit:£240.00
Amount of Credit:£3,305.00 9 Monthly Payments:£367.22
Total Repayable:£3,545.00 Agreement Duration:9 Months
Rate of Interest (Fixed):0% pa 0% APR Representative
Purchase Price:£1,260.00 Deposit:£200.00
Amount of Credit:£1,060.00 12 Monthly Payments:£92.93
Total Repayable:£1,315.16 Agreement Duration:12 Months
Rate of Interest (Fixed):9.89% pa 9.89% APR Representative
Purchase Price:£1,499.00 Deposit:£199.00
Amount of Credit:£1,300.00 18 Monthly Payments:£83.12
Total Repayable:£1695.16 Agreement Duration:18 Months
Rate of Interest (Fixed):19.89% pa 19.89% APR Representative

    

Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK) trading as Yamaha Music London is registered in England and Wales BRO14498 at Sherbourne Drive, Tilbrook MK7 8BL. Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK) trading as Yamaha Music London acts as a credit broker and offers credit products from Secure Trust Bank PLC trading as V12 Retail Finance. Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK) trading as Yamaha Music London is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK) FCA registration number is FRN688040. Credit provided subject to age and status.

V12 Retail Finance is registered in England and Wales with company number 4585692. Registered office: One Arleston Way, Solihull, B90 4LH. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). V12 Retail Finance's FCA reference number is 679653.

Features

Silver-plated keys

Silver-plated nickel silver keys give a softer, warmer sound.

New adjustable thumb-rest and strap ring

A new adjustable thumb-rest accommodates different sized hands helping the player develop proper playing technique. In addition, a strap ring allows for the instrument to be held without extra effort. Firmer screws and a silver soldered ring give this new feature excellent durability.

Pivot screw

The YCL-450M incorporates the same taper screws as YCL-650 that makes adjustments easier than ever.

Second register vent tube

A new register vent tube shape improves pronunciation in the second register. Whereas the YCL-450 needs sufficient air pressure for good response, the YCL-450M offers great response, even with low air pressure, making it easy to play even for children.

Specs

System Boehm
Barrel length 65mm
Thumb-rest Adjustable with strap ring
Body Grenadilla insert injected ABS resin (upper joint)
Keys Silver-plated nickel silver
17 Keys, 6 Rings
ToneHoles Straight tone holes with tapered undercut
Included Accessories Mouthpiece CL-4C
Case CLC-180
Key Bb

 

CITES Information

Covered by CITES Yes
CITES Scientific Name of Wood or Woods Used Dalbergia melanoxylon
CITES Country or Countries of Wood Origin Tanzania, Mozambique
Product IDBYCL450M
Limited Shipping Please note that we deliver within the United Kingdom only

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Why we love it…

This clarinet hides an amazing secret. Boasting a grenadilla wooden body, but hidden ABS resin lining for greater durability, this model maintains all the tonal character of higher end clarinets, but with added peace of mind.

Alex Roberts

Overview

Duet+

Yamaha clarinets have achieved sound quality and superb intonation by dramatically improving precision and stability. Also to cope with various quality issues inherent in wooden 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 not simply a “Duet” of tradition and technology – it’s a “Plus” advantage indeed.

This innovative technology, which premiered with our oboes, has been brought to the clarinet after extensive engineering specific to the instrument. 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 a clarinet. It is designed to preserve as much virtue of traditional clarinets as possible, while its natural appearance is hardly distinguishable from conventional all-wooden models.

Finance

Bring the dream within easier reach by spreading the cost with V12 Retail Finance. With a range of different finance schemes available, use the Finance Calculator below to choose a deposit amount and find out possible monthly payments.

Click here for more information

Finance agreements are available to UK residents aged 18 or over, subject to status.

Deposit £0.00 (0%)

Duration - please choose one


Representative Example

Purchase Price:£2,026.00 Deposit:£239.00
Amount of Credit:£1,787.00 24 Monthly Payments:£89.44
Total Repayable:£2,385.56 Agreement Duration:24 Months
Rate of Interest (Fixed):19.89% pa 19.89% APR Representative
Purchase Price:£2,289.00 Deposit:£260.00
Amount of Credit:£2,029.00 36 Monthly Payments:£73.64
Total Repayable:£2,911.04 Agreement Duration:36 Months
Rate of Interest (Fixed):19.89% pa 19.89% APR Representative
Purchase Price:£1,125.00 Deposit:£300.00
Amount of Credit:£825.00 6 Monthly Payments:£137.50
Total Repayable:£1,125.00 Agreement Duration:6 Months
Rate of Interest (Fixed):0% pa 0% APR Representative
Purchase Price:£3,545.00 Deposit:£240.00
Amount of Credit:£3,305.00 9 Monthly Payments:£367.22
Total Repayable:£3,545.00 Agreement Duration:9 Months
Rate of Interest (Fixed):0% pa 0% APR Representative
Purchase Price:£1,260.00 Deposit:£200.00
Amount of Credit:£1,060.00 12 Monthly Payments:£92.93
Total Repayable:£1,315.16 Agreement Duration:12 Months
Rate of Interest (Fixed):9.89% pa 9.89% APR Representative
Purchase Price:£1,499.00 Deposit:£199.00
Amount of Credit:£1,300.00 18 Monthly Payments:£83.12
Total Repayable:£1695.16 Agreement Duration:18 Months
Rate of Interest (Fixed):19.89% pa 19.89% APR Representative

    

Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK) trading as Yamaha Music London is registered in England and Wales BRO14498 at Sherbourne Drive, Tilbrook MK7 8BL. Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK) trading as Yamaha Music London acts as a credit broker and offers credit products from Secure Trust Bank PLC trading as V12 Retail Finance. Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK) trading as Yamaha Music London is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK) FCA registration number is FRN688040. Credit provided subject to age and status.

V12 Retail Finance is registered in England and Wales with company number 4585692. Registered office: One Arleston Way, Solihull, B90 4LH. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). V12 Retail Finance's FCA reference number is 679653.

Features

Silver-plated keys

Silver-plated nickel silver keys give a softer, warmer sound.

New adjustable thumb-rest and strap ring

A new adjustable thumb-rest accommodates different sized hands helping the player develop proper playing technique. In addition, a strap ring allows for the instrument to be held without extra effort. Firmer screws and a silver soldered ring give this new feature excellent durability.

Pivot screw

The YCL-450M incorporates the same taper screws as YCL-650 that makes adjustments easier than ever.

Second register vent tube

A new register vent tube shape improves pronunciation in the second register. Whereas the YCL-450 needs sufficient air pressure for good response, the YCL-450M offers great response, even with low air pressure, making it easy to play even for children.

Specs

System Boehm
Barrel length 65mm
Thumb-rest Adjustable with strap ring
Body Grenadilla insert injected ABS resin (upper joint)
Keys Silver-plated nickel silver
17 Keys, 6 Rings
ToneHoles Straight tone holes with tapered undercut
Included Accessories Mouthpiece CL-4C
Case CLC-180
Key Bb

 

CITES Information

Covered by CITES Yes
CITES Scientific Name of Wood or Woods Used Dalbergia melanoxylon
CITES Country or Countries of Wood Origin Tanzania, Mozambique
Product IDBYCL450M
Limited Shipping Please note that we deliver within the United Kingdom only

Questions & Answers

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