What nutriment is the saxophone in?
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.
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…
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. Popular classical saxophone repertoire includes such pieces as Concerto-Glazunov, Concertino da Camera-Ibert, Sonata-Creston, Scaramouche-Milhaud.
Transposing for a Saxophone is the same as any other instrument. You need to know which key your transposing to or from though. The Soprano Saxophone is in B-flat pitch. The Alto Saxophone is in E-flat pitch. The Tenor Saxophone is in B-Flat pitch. The Bari Saxophone is in E-Flat pitch. Most Bass Saxophones are made in B-Flat pitch. The Contrabass Saxophone is in E-Flat pitch.