A brand new design based on the traditional smaller bore size preferred by players around the world.
About Yamaha Custom Flugelhorns
Yamaha Custom Flugelhorns are an exceptional combination of modern design techniques and old world hand craftsmanship. Classic flugelhorn designs such as vertical valve tubing and a movable mouthpiece receiver for flexible intonation accompany new features such as the ergonomically shaped third valve slide trigger, designed to accommodate a wider range of hand sizes. The newly designed leadpipes provide excellent response and intonation throughout the entire range of the instrument
YFH-8315G Model Options
Yamaha offers a number of variable options for select instruments.
YFH-8315GS - Same as YFH-8315G; except silver-plated
Brand new design: The YFH-8315G us a fresh and unique addition to the Yamaha flugelhorn lineup.
New trigger system: The newly designed third valve slide trigger is more ergonomic and will accommodate a wider range of hand sizes.
New leadpipe design: The YFH-8315G features a newly designed leadpipe, outer leadpipe area and a new connection brace between the leadpipe and the valve casing.
Vertical valve tubing: Traditionally, flugelhorns are made with vertical valve tubing.
Monel pistons: Monel pistons are resistant to corrosion and are an ideal choice for professional flugelhorn pistons which must retain precise fit and smooth action over many years.
Hand-lapped pistons and slides: Hand-lapping pistons and slides ensures an absolutely perfect fit and seal between the pistons and casing or slide parts. Such a perfect fit helps to achieve smooth air flow and smooth action and improve the response and intonation of the instrument.
Available features: The YFH-8315G flugelhorn is available in a silver-plated finish (YFH-8315GS).