Inside the saxophone and the clarinet
It's all about brightness. When people describe saxophone tone, this word is always the most used. But what does this mean? How can we define brightness, and how to be sure that we all mean the same thing when we use this word? The acousticians investigate.
Two tenor sax mouthpieces can be of very different lengths. Do you know why? Read this scientific article on the Syos blog to find out the answer!