Experience the beauty of natural wood. Made from the highest quality castellowood the YRA901 alto recorder offers a clear and subtle sound. Castellowood is lighter than more common woods which provides a tone with plenty of nuance. Handmade by Yamahas artisans the alto recorder is crafted to the highest standard. By only using specially seasoned wood the YRA901 ensures a traditional sound that will satisfy even the most demanding soloists. To further aid your tone the YRA901 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 YRA901 is a hard case fingering chart cleaning rod and cork grease so you can get started straight away.