What are the members of the saxophone family?
The most popular members of the saxophone family are the soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophone. The soprano is based in the key of B-flat, the alto E-flat, the tenor B-flat and the baritone E-flat. There have been other variations of the saxophone as well, including the sopranino (e-flat), bass (b-flat) contra bass (e-flat) and c melody saxophone.
It depends, the saxophone has a large family the largest saxophone, the Tubax can stand up to 6 feet tall while the smallest the soprillo is about 8 inches. The saxophone family goes as follows: (Largest, (Lowest) to smallest (highest) Tubax Subcontra-bass Saxophone Contra-bass Saxophone Bass Saxophone Baritone Saxophone Tenor Saxophone C Melody Saxophone (technically only a half step higher than the tenor so about the same size. Alto Saxophone Soprano Saxophone Sopranino Saxophone Soprillo…
Yes! The alto saxophone has a whole family of relatives. Some are the barri saxophone, the tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, bass saxophone and contra-bass saxophone. The sub-contra-bass saxophone, sopranino saxophone and soprillo saxophone are very uncommon and expensive also, you may never run across one.
Piccolo, flute, oboe, cor de anglis, clarinet (all), bassoon (all), and the saxophone, the latter of which is not commonly used in an orchestra. Oboe Bassoon Clarinets (all) Saxaphone (all) flute, piccolo, English horns are also members of the woodwind family. Flute, Clarinet, Piccolo, Oboe, Saxophone, Bassoon, Contrabassoon.
A bass saxophone is the second biggest instrument in the Saxophone family. Therefor, it tends to be heavy, but each saxophone model is unique in it's weight. It ranges from around 20-40 lbs depending on your bass. This number is slightly larger than the next size down in the saxophone family, the baritone saxophone, which ways around 15-25 lbs. It is suggested due to the heavy weight of the bass saxophone that you use a…
The Piccolo, Flute, Clarinet... Well, the woodwind family can be split into two groups, High and Low. High: Piccolo, Flute, Bb Clarinet, Bb Soprano Clarinet, Eb Alto clarinet, Eb Sopranino Saxophone, Bb Soprano Saxohpone, Eb Alto saxophone, and Oboe. Low: Bb Bass Clarinet, Bb Tenor Saxophone, Eb Baritone Saxophone, Bb Bass Saxophone, Eb Contrabass Saxophone, Bassoon, and Contrabassoon. Those are all i can think of at the moment.