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A family of wind instruments invented by Adolphe Sax in 1840. The saxophone has a single reed similar to a clarinet, but is made of brass; the bore is tapered; the fingering system is based on that of the oboe. The saxophone has become a popular band instrument, and occasionally is used in the orchestra. Where the saxophone has earned the most fame, however, is in jazz and rock music.

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Definition of "Saxophone" by Chat GPT: A saxophone is a musical instrument that belongs to the woodwind family. It is made of brass and has a single reed mouthpiece. The saxophone has a conical shape and is curved at the bottom. It is commonly used in jazz, blues, and classical music, and comes in several different types, including alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, and baritone saxophone.
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