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Yamaha YTR-6610 Eb/D
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New - Professional trumpet; key of Eb/D; .445" bore; one-piece 4-3/4" yellow brass bell; monel pistons; 1st; 3rd and main tuning slides for D included; silver-plated. Case and mouthpiece included.
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Bore (inch): 0.445
Bell (inch): 4.750
Bell Mtl.: Yellow Brass
Website: http://www.yamaha.com
Keywords: Yamaha YTR-9610 Eb/D
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Review Date: 2/28/2004 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: $1,149.00 | Rating: 6 

 
Pros: Good blowing horn!
Cons: Funky intonation, small sound....

 
I ordered this horn as a used "a" stock from WWBW. The fit and finish on the horn was superb! After some scales it was Hummel and Haydn time. The intonanation on this horn was a bit out, (among the concerns, 4th Line D was really flat and 3rd valve A was also flat and did not center for me). Also the sound was a bit lite for my taste.

It really didn't feel right to me. Perhaps my thought on the horn are understood in that of the 45 day trial, I sent the horn back in 2 days.

It does have a good price though...

These are just my opinions, YMMV...

Tim
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Anonymous
Review Date: 3/16/2004 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: $700.00 | Rating: 5 

 
Pros: sound is good-looks good-valves are ok
Cons: plays out of tune

 
The trumpet plays ok if you can push it to play in tune
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Anonymous
Review Date: 10/8/2004 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 6 

 
Pros: Good sound, very even throughout registers
Cons: Terrible Intonation

 
This was one of two Eb/D trumpets my undergraduate school owned. I too can confirm that the intonation on this instrument was unmanageable. When compared to the Schilke tunable bell, this horn was just too laborious to play. Sound itself was wonderful, as long as you didn't ever move more than a 3rd at a time...
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Anonymous
Review Date: 1/23/2006 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 8 

 
Pros: Affordable, good sound, plays well
Cons: Obviously it's not a schilke

 
I've used this horn for several performances, including playing the Haydn with my university orchestra. As other posters have noted, the intonation CAN be a little funky. But this can be helped alot with proper mouthpiece selection. Some conversation with a mouthpiece maker will lead you on the right path to what specifications seem to work better with Eb/D trumpets. But back to the horn. It's got a great sound. I actually prefer the sound (slightly darker) to the schilke and yamaha long bell Eb's. The horn has nice crisp articulations, and works equally well in front of the orchestra and within. I highly recomend this horn, especially if you're on a budget!
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Anonymous
Review Date: 6/11/2006 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: $450.00 | Rating: 10 

 
Pros: affordable!
Cons: a little hard to play in tun

 
This is a great horn for the price. Good sound. On the Hadyn and Hummel, the tuning is fine, but when playing some harder, more chromatic work with larger intervals, the tuning gets a little funky.
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Review Date: 1/17/2010 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Price you paid?: $722.00 | Rating: 8 

 
Pros: Great fit and finish,superb valve action,intonation on Eb side excellent
Cons: Sound is a little too bright,intonation on D side not as good,smallish sound

 
I bought this mainly for the D side of the horn. I got it used but it looks new as nothing is really what I would call broken in. The horn plays very bright and does not respond well to being pushed. I have found that different combinations of cups and backbores can make a HUGE difference on this horn, especially on the D side. For the Eb side almost any piece played well and in tune but for the D side I needed a much shallower cup with a tight backbore to tame the horns intonation problems. While this solution worked well for me, it is not what I would call ideal. Since I only use this horn for weddings and the occasional solo where a Eb/D trumpet is handy I'll keep it until I can aford better.
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Review Date: 10/11/2010 Would you recommend the product? No | Price you paid?: $650.00 | Rating: 5 

 
Pros: Price, sound, response
Cons: Intonation

 
This is my current Eb. I purchased it used.

The horn is visually striking, with very lovely braces and a nice bright silver plate. The slides change out from Eb to D.

The sound is not all Orchestral, leading some players (and some reviewers right here) to call it weak or thin. I prefer to think of it as being a chamber and solo instrument. I would call the sound pure rather than broad.

This instrument responds well in your hands. PP playing is rough because of the intonation issues, but a MP dynamic can be pretty nice. Pushing up to a brilliant FF is easy, and the instrument doesn't fight you at all.

Now the bad news, and unfortunately it is bad. The horn is not in tune with itself. It is more difficult to play than it should be because of it. Mid staff D and E are pretty bad. Alternate fingerings help things, as do large mouthpieces, but they're really just band-aids on a gaping wound. I have played wonderful in tune E-flats, so I know this horn is just intonation impaired.

I would recommend that those searching for an E-flat look somewhere else. Playing Haydn and Hummel on Bb isn't so bad... is it?
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