Essay on The Music That Comes from Instruments

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Music would not be music if it were not for the sound produced by an object we know of as an instrument. “A musical instrument is a device created or adapted to make musical sounds (Oxford dictionary (British & World English)).” Music dates back to many years and even before electrical instruments humans alway found a way to create sound. Whether it was by clapping, singing or humming people alway created ways to create sound. Although not a proven fact, I strongly believe music is a way to connect oneself emotionally. Music will and alway be a way for individuals to express their emotions such as, sadness, excitement, happiness and anger. However, music will not be music if it weren’t for the sounds produced by the instruments. There are…show more content…
To play this instrument, first, one must choose which saxophone they want to play. Yes, Saxophones come in different sizes and tunes.
“The most common (and most practical) ones to play are the soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone. Saxophones are generally classified into one of two families... the "military band" family (that includes mainly Eb and Bb saxes, alternating in tuning) and the "orchestral" family that includes the less popular saxophones in C and F ("How to Get Started with the Saxophone").”
The military band family consist of the Soprillo, Sopranino, Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Contrabass and the subcontrabass (also known as the Tubax) ("Saxophone"). The Orchestral Family consist of C-Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano and the C-Melody ("Saxophone"). Not only do you need the instrument, but you need accessories also to accompany the Saxophone. First, you will need a mouthpiece, a ligature, reeds, a neck-strap, swab, fingering chart and method books. The Saxophone is an instrument the sounds awesome and is an instrument played by many great musicians such as Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Jimmy Dorey, etc.
The next instrument I find to be interesting is the Accordion.
“The Accordion is a portable wind instrument consisting of two reed organs connected by a folding bellows. Expanding and contracting the bellows provides air to vibrate the reed organs producing the sounds. It is also known as a squeeze box because of this

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