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Posted By: WalkaboutsVerse
10-Feb-11 - 04:51 PM
Thread Name: BBC Folk Awards Demo 7th Feb
Subject: RE: BBC Folk Awards Demo 7th Feb
I can't remember where I originally read or heard about Sax's invention of the Saxophone, Stu, but this will do: "the saxophone was intended to form a tonal link between the clarinets and brass instruments found in military bands, an area which Sax considered sorely lacking" (here).