Yamaha’s 20 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 on more expensive models. Though other maker’s plastic recorders may have a similar appearance, Yamaha ABS recorders are truly superior instruments. Models are available with either ‘German’ or ‘Baroque’ fingering systems. The 20 series, easy to play throughout their ranges, are primarily intended for beginners.YRS-23/24B: Possibly the world’s most popular model, this recorder is easy to play and has a clear soft tone. It is ideal for school use.ABS recorders are durable and easy to care for while providing a tone similar to that of natural wood. Many schools throughout the world insist on Yamaha recorders thanks to their accurate intonation, easy playability, and rich expressive sound.