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pianoThis guide provides top tips and resources for performing and studying the saxophone. Navigate the guide via the tabs at the top of the page, or use the links in the Table of Contents below to get started. 


Scores & Parts: Find a specific piece of music | Find any piece of music with specific instruments

Recordings: Streaming Audio & Video | Hardcopy Recordings

Research: Articles | Books | Reference

Technique: Recommended Resources | Discover More

Career Resources: Connect with Professionals | Learn More

Recommended Saxophone Books in the Allen Library

The Woodwind Instrument Owner's Handbook

A roadmap for every step of the owning process from selecting and buying (or renting) to maintaining, repairing, modifying, upgrading, and reselling your instrument.

The Saxophone

Examines the saxophone's various social, historical, and cultural trajectories, and illustrates how and why it became important for so many music-makers around the world.

The Definitive Guide to Successful Reed Finishing

A method for balancing and finishing clarinet and saxophone reeds. To be used in conjunction with the universal ATG single reed finishing system set. Accompanying DVDs available at MO ML946 R54 U

A Comprehensive Guide to the Saxophone Repertoire 1844-2003

Lists over 18,000 works, cross-indexed by composer and instrumentation. Each entry includes duration, year of composition, arranger, composer information, and more.

Top Databases for Saxophonists

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