Saxophone: Types & History


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In what year was the saxophone invented?

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1. The saxophone is a member of what instrumental family?

2. The saxophone mouthpiece is similar to the mouthpiece of what other instrument?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of the instrument called the saxophone. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the saxophone's history, mouthpiece and year of invention.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your knowledge of:

  • History of the saxophone
  • In which clef saxophone music appears
  • The instrument family to which the saxophone belongs

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the saxophone
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when the saxophone was invented
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the saxophone mouthpiece

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Saxophone: Types & History. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the invention and history of the saxophone
  • Know the types of saxophones
  • Understand written and sounding notes