Saxophonia Flash Mob

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To celebrate the two hundred years since the birth of the inventor of the Saxophone, Antoine-Joseph "Adolphe" Sax, what could be better than a Saxophonia Flash Mob playing outside Da Aristos in Barga Vecchia ?

Niente di meglio, nell’anno del bicentenario della nascita di Adolphe Sax, di un bel concerto aperitivo a sorpresa dell’agguerrita compagine Saxophonia versione 2.0.

Dalle ore 18:00 in piazza Salvo Salvi davanti alla mitica mescita Da Aristo… bevuta consigliata!

Antoine-Joseph “Adolphe” Sax (6 November 1814 – c. 7 February 1894 was a Belgian musical instrument designer and musician who played the flute and clarinet, and is well known for having invented the saxophone

The period around 1840 saw Sax inventing the clarinette-bourdon, an early unsuccessful design of contrabass clarinet. He developed around this time the instrument for which he is now best known, the saxophone, patented on June 28, 1846. The saxophone was invented for use in both orchestras and concert bands. Composer Hector Berlioz wrote approvingly of the new instrument in 1842. By 1846 Sax had designed, on paper, a full range of saxophones (from sopranino to subcontrabass). Although they never became standard orchestral instruments, the saxophones made his reputation and secured him a job, teaching at the Paris Conservatoire in 1857. – source

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