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What is a treble saxophone?

There is no such thing as a treble saxophone. From high to low, it goes like this: sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass, contra-bass. Saxophones also have different (MORE)

Who is the inventor of the saxophone?

The saxophone was invented by Adolphe Sax in 1841. He was a belgian musical instrument designer and a musician who played Clarinet. His full name was Antoine-Joseph sax.
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How do you play saxophone?

The Mechanics of Playing the Saxophone  The saxophone is played by blowing through the saxophone mouthpiece  which has a cane reed attached using a ligature.    The r (MORE)

Where did the saxophone get its name?

The saxophone was named for its 1840s inventor Adolphe Sax. 'Saxophone' means voice of Sax. The voice of the man who created the saxophone. Though often made of brass, the ins (MORE)

How is a saxophone played?

  The saxophone is a reed instrument. This means that a reed (a thin piece of wood) is strapped to the mouthpiece. When a player puts his/her mouth to the instrument and e (MORE)

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 melodies (MORE)

Where are the saxophone played at?

You can find a sax in different places and different styles. In America youll find it everywhere used for blues, jazz, rock, funk, R&B, soul and others. While in Europe youll (MORE)