The saxophone (also referred to informally as the sax) is a conical-bore.

The saxophone is a transposing musical instrument that is a member of the woodwind family. Saxophones are usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece similar to that of the clarinet. The saxophone was invented by the Belgian instrument maker Adolphe Sax in 1846.

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Musical group: Woodwind

Tags: brass, belgian instrument, single-reed mouthpiece