The saxophone: its development and use in the orchestra

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The purpose of this study is to trace the invention and development of a greatly abused instrument, the saxophone, and its use in the symphony orchestra. The first chapter concerns the instrument's invention and acceptance. The second chapter discusses physical characteristics of the saxophone. The third chapter deals with the particular methods of using the saxophone in orchestral literature by various composers, from its use in the nineteenth century through the present. An appendix provides a comprehensive listing of orchestral literature in which the saxophone is utilized.

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McFarland, Randall R. (Randall Roberts) May 1969.

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The purpose of this study is to trace the invention and development of a greatly abused instrument, the saxophone, and its use in the symphony orchestra. The first chapter concerns the instrument's invention and acceptance. The second chapter discusses physical characteristics of the saxophone. The third chapter deals with the particular methods of using the saxophone in orchestral literature by various composers, from its use in the nineteenth century through the present. An appendix provides a comprehensive listing of orchestral literature in which the saxophone is utilized.

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McFarland, Randall R. (Randall Roberts). The saxophone: its development and use in the orchestra, thesis or dissertation, May 1969; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc935790/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .