The Yamaha Standard Series Mouthpiece is made out of high quality phenol resin (plastic) and features a design based upon the top grade Custom series. They are extremely consistent in specifications and playing quality and offer excellent value for their price. The facing of this series is slightly shorter than that of the Custom series making them easier to play and easier for beginning students to achieve a rich characteristic sound. They also are available in a variety of sizes, to suit the needs players of many different styles.
Yamaha Standard Series clarinet mouthpieces are made of high quality phenol resin (plastic) and are designed to produce a well-balanced tone with all the flexibility the player requires.
Tip openings range from 3C (the smallest) to 7C (the largest), giving the player different options and playing characteristics to choose from. Wider tip openings provide consistent intonation and easy response, generating a good, clear tone. Narrow tip openings help the player achieve a more focused sound with greater volume and projection while providing a richer tone quality and easier vibrato.
Yamaha Standard Series clarinet mouthpieces also feature different facing lengths. Longer facings create a robust sound while being very flexible and easily controlled. In contrast, shorter facing lengths produce a brilliant, clear sound but have reduced flexibility and are more difficult to control.
Yamaha Standard Series mouthpieces are designed in consideration of each of the above features and are combined with an appropriate throat size, chamber size and shape, baffle shape and angle, bore size, window size and facing curve depth. An inspection after every step of the manufacturing process ensures that the mouthpiece can be relied upon with confidence.