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Saxophone - Instrument Quiz

How much do you know about the saxophone?
Information from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saxophone
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Last updated: August 1, 2020
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Which material are saxophones typically made of?
Brass
Which family of instruments do saxophones belong to?
Woodwind
Who invented the saxophone?
Adolphe Sax
How many variations of the saxophone did the above initially patent
14
In what year was the saxophone patented?
1846
What is the most commonly known member of the saxophone family?
Alto Saxophone
Which George Michael song, released in 1984, featured an iconic saxophone solo?
Careless Whisper
Which type of reed is used to play the saxophone?
Single Reed
Apart from the 'standard' saxophone, name one member of the saxophone family.
Sopranissimo/ Sopranino/ Soprano/ Tenor/ C Melody/ Baritone/ Bass/ Contrabass/ Subcontrabass
Which famous saxophone player went by the nickname, 'Yarbird.'
Charlie Parker
Which genre of music is the saxophone most commonly associated with?
Jazz
What is the name of a person who plays the saxophone?
Saxophonist
Who wrote the first saxophone composition?
Hector Berlioz
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Level 44
Dec 2, 2022
Can you accept soprillo saxophone for an answer as it is an alternate name for the sopranissimo saxophone?