Saxophone

The saxophone is a metal musical instrument of the woodwind family, invented by Adolphe Sax and containing a reed, and partaking of the qualities both of a brass instrument and of a clarinet. It consists of a conical brass tube, curved forwards and upwards at the bottom, and having a short section bent backwards at the top, upon which a mouthpiece ...
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Saxophone

Sax'o·phone noun [ A.A.J. Sax , the inventor (see Saxhorn ) + Greek ... tone.] (Mus.) A wind instrument of brass, containing a reed, and partaking of the qualities both of a brass instrument and of a clarinet.
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Saxophone

• (n.) A wind instrument of brass, containing a reed, and partaking of the qualities both of a brass instrument and of a clarinet.
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saxophone

any of a family of single-reed wind instruments ranging from soprano to bass and characterized by a conical metal tube and finger keys. The first ... [4 related articles]
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saxophone

saxophone A metal wind instrument with keys and a reed that comes in several sizes and registers, the alto and tenor saxophones being the most popular. It is particularly associated with jazz. Named for the Belgian instrument makers Charles Joseph Sax (1791-1865), who invented these instruments, and his son Antoine Joseph Sax (1814-94) (known as &#...
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saxophone

saxophone, musical instrument invented in the 1840s by Adolphe Sax. Although it uses the single reed of the clarinet family, it has a conical tube and is made of metal. By 1846 there was a double family of 14 saxophones, seven in F and C for orchestral use and seven in E flat and B flat for bands. T...
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saxophone

Member of a hybrid brass instrument family of conical bore, with a single-reed woodwind mouthpiece and keyworks, invented about 1840 by Belgian instrument-maker Adolphe Sax (1814–1894). Soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone forms remain current. The soprano saxophone is usually straight; the others are characteristically curved back a...
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Saxophone

The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments. Saxophones are usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece similar to that of the clarinet. The saxophone family was invented by the Belgian instrument maker Adolphe Sax in 1840. Sax wanted to create a group or series of instruments that would be th...
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Saxophone

A woodwind instrument made of metal and sounded with a single reed
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saxophone

a single-reed woodwind with a conical bore
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saxophone

a single-reed woodwind with a conical bore
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