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The sound of the saxophone

From the October, 2011 issue

Saxophones blend well with other instruments, but above all they blend well with each other. Just a dozen years after the Belgian inventor Adolphe Sax patented the instrument in 1846, his compatriot Jean-Baptiste Singelee composed the first saxophone quartet. After the turn of the century, saxophone ensembles, including classical quartets, were not uncommon, but

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