Skip to main content
Add To Wish List
Yamaha

Yamaha YOB-841 Series Oboe Grenadilla American Bore, Ebonite Lined Upper Joint

SKU #J08937000001000
7497.99 $7,497.99
OR
Special Financing Offer
Special 6-month financing on select brands with your Musician's Friend Platinum card. Valid through  12/31/2021
Get DetailsAbout Special Financing Offers
Loyalty Points Icon
Loyalty Points Icon
Earn 59,984 reward points
($599.84 in credit)
Inventory Msg Check Mark Inventory Msg Exclamation In Checkout Promo Inventory Msg Download Icon
Order Now!
This item is backordered but is available to reserve now. You will not be charged until the item ships.
  • Free Shipping
  • Flexible Financing
  • Lowest Price
Product Warranties Icon Product Warranties Icon

Gold Coverage Protection

Protect your gear

Chevron Right Icon
Overview

Resists cracking, sounds great.

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 not simply a "Duet" of tradition and technology - it's a "Plus" advantage. The YOB-841L is a brilliant expression of this combined art and technology.

The upper joint body is drilled out slightly larger, where a thin ebonite pipe with an oboe bore is adhered. Ebonite is an excellent material for wind instruments, as is proven with top-grade mouthpieces for saxophones and clarinets as well as bassoon liners. Much knowledge was derived from our own bassoon manufacturing, and with further engineering, Yamaha successfully developed oboes with the reliability and warmth of wood.

Toneholes

Every tone-hole (except metal octave vents) is lined with POM resin for air-tight, stable contact between each pad. In the rare event that the wood should crack, the damage to the tone-hole profile and intonation would be minimal thanks to the inserts.

The trademark logo is engraved on the back of the upper joint.

Features

  • Elaborately equipped keywork
  • Great sound
  • Durable through humidity and temparature changes
  • Case included
Specs

YOB-841 Series Oboe Grenadilla Specifications:

  • System: Conservatoire (semi-automatic octave system)
  • Bore style: American
  • Key systems: Identical to models without the 'L' suffix
  • Mechanical features: Left-hand F key, Fork F resonance key, Low Bb resonance (vent)
  • Trill keys: Low B-C#, low C-Db, C#-D#, D#-E, F#-G#, G#-A, Ab-Bb, A#-B, B-C#, left C-D, right C-D
  • Pads: 9 cork, 14 felt pads
  • Body material: Grenadilla Ebonite Inner-pipe (upper joint)
  • Key materials: Silver-plated nickel silver keys
  • Toneholes: POM resin (except metal octave vents)
Q&A
Shop with a Friend
Free Shipping
  • Free Standard Ground shipping (48 contiguous states, some overweight and Used/Vintage items excluded).
  • Orders placed before 5 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.
Learn More
2-Year Free Warranty on Guitars

Every guitar or bass you purchase from Musician's Friend (electric or acoustic, New or Open Box) includes two years of protection from manufacturer defects.

Contact Us for Details
We're Here for You

Our Gear Advisers are available to guide you through your entire shopping experience. Call or Chat for expert advice and to hear the latest deals.

Contact Us
gear adviser
Want to customize your own bundle?
Our Gear Advisers are ready to help.
Our contact center is currently closed.
Request a Callback
Proactive Advisor Support Chat