Information About the Saxophone

The saxophone family includes four principal members: The soprano saxophone is similar in size, shape and pitch to the Bb soprano clarinet; this instrument is rarely seen outside of saxophone quartets, however. The alto saxophone, pictured above, is probably the most commonly encountered member of the family, along with its lower-pitched sibling, the tenor. The baritone saxophone helps fill out a concert band's lower woodwind range.

Here's a collection of pointers to various places in the Web that discuss these instruments:

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