The 204M features a rich vibrant sound with excellent tonal projection. Yamaha R&D conducted extensive field tests with leading bands, and has redesigned the bracing for a more open ‘free-blowing’ feel. The overall balance has also been changed making it more comfortable to hold and play, while the slide configuration has been reworked improving both intonation and tone qualities.
- The improved weight distribution places more of the weight near the players’ hands, creating a more comfortable instrument
- The improved bell shape provides optimal projection while producing a clear and soaring sound
- The first and third valve slide lengths have been modified to improve the overall intonation and tonal coloring
- Key of F
- .462″ Bore