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Yamaha YRS-24B Soprano Recorder with Baroque Fingering   

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The Yamaha YRS-24B Soprano Recorder with Baroque Fingering is in the key of C. Double holes: C-C#, D-D#; 3-piece construction. The combination of ton...Read More

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Considered by many to be the best beginner's recorder available on the market today.

The Yamaha YRS-24B Soprano Recorder with Baroque Fingering is in the key of C. Double holes: C-C#, D-D#; 3-piece construction. The combination of tone, intonation, and ease of playing makes it number one in its class. Suitable for more advanced players as well as beginning students and very affordably priced. Includes cloth bag and fingering chart.


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YamahaYRS-24B Soprano Recorder with Baroque Fingering
 
4.9

(based on 22 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (13)
  • Excellent sound (8)
  • Low distortion (4)
  • Versatile (4)
  • Compact (3)

Cons

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Best Uses

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    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (6), Novice (6)

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5.0

Quality product,great price will buy this product again .

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from Grovetown

About Me Child

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  • Easy To Use

Cons

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      Comments about Yamaha YRS-24B Soprano Recorder with Baroque Fingering:

      Easy for my child to use

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      5.0

      5 year old loves her recorder

      By 

      from go Yankees

      About Me Child

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy To Use
      • Excellent Sound
      • Low Distortion
      • Powerful
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Studio
        • Performances

        Comments about Yamaha YRS-24B Soprano Recorder with Baroque Fingering:

        She loves it!

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        5.0

        Great price, fast service!

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        from Castro Valley, CA

        About Me Novice

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Yamaha YRS-24B Soprano Recorder with Baroque Fingering:

            extremely low cost with unexpected good quality.

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            5.0

            Really good store. FAST shipping.

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            from Boston

            About Me Novice

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              Cons

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                  Comments about Yamaha YRS-24B Soprano Recorder with Baroque Fingering:

                  Great store. Reasonably priced and fast shipping.
                  Cons: Listening to my 9 yr old practice (poorly)...

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great Product!

                  By 

                  from Baltimore, MD

                  Comments about Yamaha YRS-24B Soprano Recorder with Baroque Fingering:

                  My 3rd grade daughter was required to get a Soprano Recorder for music class. I saw this one online and was a bit skeptical at first due to the low price. I was pleasantly surprised when it arrived. A quality product that produces fantastic sound. I highly recommend this product!

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                  5.0

                  Great product low price

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                  from Scottsdale, AZ

                  About Me Novice

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Excellent Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Yamaha YRS-24B Soprano Recorder with Baroque Fingering:

                      My son needs it for school and it is of great quality and so cheap. Awesome!!!

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                      (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      If you want an instrument- buy this!

                      By 

                      from Vermont

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Excellent Sound
                      • High Quality Low Price
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Amateur Adult
                        • Classroom Music
                        • Performances
                        • Recorder Class

                        Comments about Yamaha YRS-24B Soprano Recorder with Baroque Fingering:

                        If you are looking for a high-quality, low price recorder, this is it! If you want a candy-color "toy," go elsewhere.

                        This recorder is about the best quality you can buy, without moving to the wooden recorders that performing recorderists use.

                        I have used these in a classroom setting (as a teacher) for over 10 years. Every year, I order a new batch (approximately 30-50) that my students individually purchase. I have yet to see one of these have anything wrong with them. Yamaha recorders are excellent quality. They are without exception, in tune with each other, every joint fits together perfectly, and "edges" are as smooth as silk. I still have (and actively use) my Yamaha Baroque recorder from the early 1990's, and the quality is still exceptional.

                        There are other good quality recorders out there, and I tend to buy other sizes (alto, tenor, etc) from these companies. However, if you are teaching oodles of students, for the best bang for your buck, buy Yamaha recorders (and buy Baroque, the fingering is easier, and students transfer better to band instruments later).

                        Trust me- your students may gripe about the color at the beginning, but what's more important? Color of the instrument or tone (sound) color? The colorful recorders (and I have tested several brands) tend to be less about excellent quality, and more about getting instruments into kids' hands. While I cannot fault them for trying to interst children in music, I will fault them for not making these candy-colored wannabes just a bit more pricy, and use better materials.

                        Tastes in color change for children anyway; get them colorful lanyards to wear and hold their recorders! Cheaper in the long run (reuse the lanyards every year), and give them MUSIC quality. Trust me, you will never be sorry for picking an instrument of good tone color. And, folks, this is it.

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                        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        made out of Plastic

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                        from NY

                        About Me Experienced

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Yamaha YRS-24B Soprano Recorder with Baroque Fingering:

                            I didn't read all the reviews or I would have seen that this recorder is NOT made of wood (the price point should have been a giveaway, i suppose).
                            For a plastic recorder, this one is just fine.
                            I have another Yamaha plastic recorder, ordered from this site from a few years ago & the pitch is exact between the two.

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                            5.0

                            Great Quality

                            By 

                            from Camp Lejeune, NC

                            About Me Novice

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Fantastic Price
                            • Free Shipping
                            • Great Quality

                            Cons

                            • One Color From The Kids

                            Best Uses

                            • Grade School Music Class

                            Comments about Yamaha YRS-24B Soprano Recorder with Baroque Fingering:

                            These were purchased to sell to the children of the school's music class who wanted their own. The teacher required the quality provided by this particular recorder. The kids love them but wish there were more colors.

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                            4.0

                            Perfect for children's music class

                            By 

                            from Pittsburgh, PA

                            About Me Novice

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • School Music Program

                              Comments about Yamaha YRS-24B Soprano Recorder with Baroque Fingering:

                              Third grade class learning to play the recorder. Very pleased with the instrument. Shipping was much quicker than expected and carefully wrapped. Will order from this site again.

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