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Yamaha Saxophone YAS-62.tif
An alto saxophone
Widwind instrument

Hornbostel–Sachs classification 422.212-71
(Single-reedit aerophone wi keys)
Inventor(s) Adolphe Sax
Developed 28 June 1846[1]
Playin range

Sax range.svg

Relatit instruments

Militar baund faimily:

Orchestral family:

Ither saxophones:


The saxophone (an aa referred tae as the sax) is a faimily o widwind instruments. Saxophones are uisually made o bress an played wi a single-reed moothpiece seemilar tae that o the clarinet.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "June 28, 1846: Parisian Inventor Patents Saxophone". Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  2. "Saxophone". The Free Dictionary By Farlex. Retrieved 2012-05-25.