Sax appeal the musical and cultural impact of saxophone
Maurice Ravel (1875–1937): -Maurice Ravel's most famous classical musical composition, 'Boléro,' which premiered in 1928, includes three saxophones.
New musical niche: -Later, the saxophone began to be promoted in the United States.
Big band sound: -During the 1920s, the saxophone came into use as a jazz instrument.
Hitting the right note... and the wrong one: -In the 1840s and 1850s, Sax's invention gained use in small classical ensembles.
A woodwind instrument: -Most saxophones, both past and present, are made from brass.
The marching band: -The saxophone first gained popularity in one of the uses it was designed for.
The reed quintet: -In fact, the saxophone is a member of the reed quintet, the five being oboe.
Adolphe Sax (1814–1894): -Belgian inventor and musician Antoine-Joseph "Adolphe".
Claude Debussy (1862–1918): -But there were a few exceptions. For example, French composer Claude Debussy wrote 'Rapsodie pour.
The Sensation of Vaudeville": -The instrument's early use in vaudeville and ragtime bands laid the groundwork for its use in dance orchestras.