together with Sheona White, we analyzed and re-evaluated every
part and component to create an instrument that delivers richer
resonance and more expressive depth. It produces a graceful
tone that enhances the Yamaha Neo Tenor Horn's presence while
delivering the tone colour, volume, resistance, and accurate
pitch that brass band performers and soloists demand in an
The new Yamaha Neo Tenor Horn features a one-piece yellow
brass bell. With a diameter 5mm larger than that of the YAH-602,
new horn's dynamic range is increased noticeably.
The first branch features a newly designed taper improving
tone and pitch.
The Neo Tenor Horn's valve casing benefits from a new, heavier
design. The sound becomes more rich and powerful from the
Additional improvements to sound, pitch, dynamic range and
playability have been achieved with the development of a wider,
newly tapered tuning slide.