Yamaha YFL 372 Intermediate Flute With Gold Lip Plate
The YFL-372 features a CY headjoint and gold lip plate. This is a major factor in deterring the tone of the flute. The 300 series flutes from Yamaha come with a headjoint made of 92.5% pures sterling silver. This is combined with a nickel silver body and foot and the result? A lovely dark and warm tone.
The CY headjoint also offers an excellent response to the player. This helps the student to quickly learn to produce a beautiful sound, while the advancing player will enjoy the even response across all registers.
The key posts have been designed for durability and strength to maintain accurate rod alignment on the flute.
The YFL-372 flute’s keys are designed with comfort and performance in mind; the player will appreciate the balance and touch.
Yamaha’s unique screw resistance allows for smooth adjustments to the flute and prevents the gradual loosening of the screws.
Footjoint alignment marks help for proper fitting by young players.
Featuring a double flare taper and a unique embouchure hole undercut design for excellent response and a warm rich tone, the CY headjoint helps beginners quickly learn to produce a beautiful sound. More advanced players will appreciate its even, quick response in all registers.
Many advanced players prefer the open feel of Ring keys for subtle control of their tone. Intermediate and Standard model French system flutes come with key plugs to seal the hole until players have become adept at covering the holes with their fingers.
Key posts have been thickened and redesigned for improved durability and strength to maintain accurate rod alignment.
All key shapes and placement have been ergonomically designed for a comfortable, natural-feeling performance. The keys are hand-assembled and adjusted for perfect balance and 'touch.'
Split E Mechanism
This key helps give more stability and better centered intonation to the high E.
Offset G. Many players find the Offset G configuration easier to play. Often teachers recommend that beginners start on these flutes, while more and more advanced players are also choosing this natural feeling configuration.
Pointed Key Arms
A#, F# and other non-fingered keys feature pointed key arms. This beautiful key design is inspired by traditional European style.
Yamaha's unique screw resistance inserts allow smooth adjustments while preventing gradual loosing of the screws. For easier access, the screw positioning has been changed.
Footjoint alignment marks facilitate proper fitting by young players.