Saxophone is a woodwind instrument, but the tube body is usually made of brass, which makes the saxophone have the characteristics of copper instruments at the same time. Interestingly, this often leads to differences in classification.
In terms of sound production principle, saxophone is closer to clarinet which also uses clarinet, so it is generally classified as woodwind instrument. The saxophone is also a tune shifting instrument. The common tonality is flat E and flat B, as well as C and F. The saxophone is well known for its pipe shape.
Saxophone has only a history of more than 100 years since its birth. Unlike ordinary musical instruments, saxophone has evolved over the years. Saxophone was designed and invented by adloph Sax, a Belgian master of brass and woodwind instruments, in about 1840.