Results for: Saxophone

In Musical Instruments

What is a saxophone?

Created by Adolphe Sax in 1848, it takes on the S shape and combines elements of woodwind and brasswind design to produce its sound. The saxophone is a kind of instrument.
In Musical Instruments

What are the parts of a saxophone?

The parts of the saxophone include: The Body, The Neck, and The Mouthpiece. A reed is attached to the saxophone mouthpiece using a ligature. A major accessory is the neck st (MORE)
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Where is the saxophone from?

Paris. Adolphe Sax invented the saxophone. He was born in Belgium but moved to Paris where he invented the saxophone.
In Woodwind Instruments

Is the baritone saxophone the biggest saxophone?

While it is the largest saxophone that it popularly used, it it not the largest saxophone. There are Contra-bass saxophones that are much deeper, and much larger.
In Woodwind Instruments

What do the pads of a saxophone do?

The pads of a saxophone close tone holes on the main body, making the vibrations caused by the reed to travel farther and therefore, producing a lower note or tone.
In Saxophone

Is a saxophone a membraphone?

No, saxophones are aerophones. Membranophones, generally speaking, are percussion instruments; their sound comes from the vibration of a membrane that is struck. Aeropho (MORE)
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What are saxophone repertoires?

The saxophone repertoire is any music written for saxophone, or transcribed for saxophone. This makes this music specific to saxophone and therefore playable on saxophone. Pop (MORE)
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What is the role of a saxophone?

The saxophone is often a solo instrument. It can be the only horn in small group. In concert bands and jazz big bands there are sections of saxophones. So they play melodie (MORE)
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What saxophone do you have?

I have an alto sax. the have an amazing sound and are the perfect size for short people and tall people.