Bass saxophone (B♭)

  • written range Bb 3-F#6, sounding Ab1-E 4
  • one octave below the tenor saxophone
  • additional altissimo register valve to written D 7, sounding C 5
  • wide bore for a warm, voluminous tone
  • large toneholes for a free response and a large dynamic range
  • new neck design for less resistance
  • precisely shaped bore taper for an exact intonation
  • same fingering positions as on any modern saxophone