This sopranino (F) with german fingering is made of ABS resin and has a brilliant and beautiful tone. It plays with a sonorous and even tone throughout the registers with a rich expressive tone. Yamaha's 20 and 30 Series recorders are designed to provide a perfect start to anyone's musical education. They offer an ideal amount of air resistance for easy control, and feature an accuracy of intonation you would expect to find only one more expensive models. Though other maker's plastic recorders may have a simmilar appearance, Yamaha ABS recorders are truly superior instruments.