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The SEVR A clarinet has been carefully refined (from the original SEV) to give players unrivalled freedom of expression. A number of significant changes have been made to the instrument’s design allowing Yamaha to deliver a clarinet that meets clarinetists’ desires for a higher standard of clarinet.
Its beautiful tone, rich expressive capabilities throughout the dynamic range, and a tone with exceptional presence, Yamaha’s new SEVR-A sets new standards in professional clarinet craftsmanship.
Yamaha use a thicker key plating on these models, this is not only designed for durability but also it can affect the tonal response of the instrument, especially at higher volumes.
Bell & Barrel Design:
Yamaha have removed the scallop in the bell from the previous SEV model and also modified the barrel back to a classic internal shaping. Why? These changes are designed to focus the tone more clearly and give more projection and clarity to the sound.
Specifically they have lengthened the C#/G# key by 2mm and modified the angle and action of this key so it sits more comfortably under the fingers when playing faster passages etc. A small but important tweak making this a very comfortable instrument to play.
Now with white leather pads that offer a more durable long term application and also 'clean up' the sound a little making the tone and voicing very even from top to bottom.
Professional model, made in Japan
Highly selected Grenadilla wood for exquisite tone & response
Fully workshop checked & pro-set up before sale
Try at home on 14 day approval
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We have a variety of testing environments instore for customers to experience and enjoy.
Our range of testing rooms are available to pre-book and we can even reserve stock in advance so if you're making a jouney to see us we can be prepared to make it a special experience for you.
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Why Buy from Dawkes Music?
Dawkes Music & Windcraft Ltd are a globally recognised UK based Music Industry company that have expert staff who specialise in products, performance, teaching and repairing in the brass and woodwind sector.
Buy with confidence knowing that the shop you're dealing with has been awared a Feefo Gold Trusted Retailer award which recognises our hard work and consistent excellent customer service.
14 Day Approval
Try your item at home, in a lesson, in the band and make sure it's perfect for you. If you are not convinced we can refund the item in full upon return. (£3 re-stocking fee on any mouthpieces, approval not available on reeds).
All in stock items are usually dispatched within 24 hours, express delivery options are available at the checkout, including next day delivery.
We carefully choose and stock the best products on the market, be it the newest mouthpiece or official replacement spare parts for instruments. We keep over 8,000 lines in stock covering everything Woodwind & Brass.
We carefully check pricing to ensure our customers get the best deals with unrivalled pre-sale advice and after-sales care.
Top Quality After Sales Service
We have 18 members of staff in-store and on the telephone 6 days a week, and our online service is 24/7. Experience you can trust with over 40 years in the business and a third generation specialist family business.
Purchasing a first Instrument outright need not be an expensive risk with our buy-back scheme.
Return your Instrument in good condition within 6 months and we will refund 90% of the purchase price less the original VAT paid.
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Purchasing outside the UK means you do not have to pay the 20% VAT.
However, you may have to pay tax/charges in your own country - check with your local tax office if unsure.
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Foreign orders received before 14:00 (Mon-Fri) are despatched the same day using a tracked and insured service.
All Instruments are quality checked by our own workshop prior to despatch.