Experience the beauty of natural wood. Made from the highest quality ebony the YRA803 alto recorder offers a clear and elegant sound. Ebony is denser and harder than more common woods which provides a distinctive powerful tone. Handmade by Yamahas artisans the alto recorder is crafted to the highest standard. By only using specially seasoned wood the YRA803 ensures a traditional sound that will satisfy even the most demanding soloists. To further aid your tone the YRA803 features an arched windway. Ideal if you want to take control of your recorder the arched windway offers more resistance which is essential to play in a more virtuosic style. Included with the YRA803 is a cotton case fingering chart cleaning rod and cork grease so you can get started straight away.