Alto saxophone

The alto saxophone is a saxophone in the high position and it belongs to the woodwind instruments. When transposing musical instrument it sounds a major sixth lower than written, that is a ringing es1 is ( higher 9 Half- tones) listed for the alto saxophone as c2.

Compass: des0 - a2 ( noted in treble clef as b0 - fis3 ).

Due to its peculiar sound, it is suitable for guiding the saxophone in a big band set, but is often also used as a soloist in jazz and pop music.