About & Pics

Description

In this app you will find lots of useful information regarding various aspects of the saxophone and playing it.

Many topics are covered: an overview of the saxophone repertoire - the history of the saxophone - the biography of Adolphe Sax - standard fingering charts - alternative fingering charts - maintenance - special saxophone techniques - reeds - mouthpieces - metronome - transposing - improvising.

Saxophone repertoire: a database with an extensive overview of the saxophone repertoire. Choose a sax (Soprano, Alto, Tenor or Baritone) and get an overview of pieces written for this sax.
Click any item and you will be directed to Youtube where you can listen to an example, if available.
Tips on additional compositions or other examples on Youtube are welcome!

History: Why and how was the saxophone developed?

Biography: information about the background, living conditions and instrument development of Adolphe Sax.

Standard fingering charts: how do you play which notes on a saxophone? Explained with clear and detailed fingering charts.

Alternative fingering charts; in some situations it's better to use alternative fingerings. We explain in which situations and which alternative fingering to use.

Maintenance: How do you maintain your saxophone in order to enjoy it as long and as good as possible?

Special saxophone techniques: flatterzunge, toptones, multiphonics etc. They are all explained, where necessary, with clear examples and references to literature or fingering charts.

Reeds: which reeds do you buy and once you bought them, how can you adapt them so that they fully meet your requirements?

Mouthpieces: detailed information about the operation of mouthpieces, which mouthpieces there are and information about how mouthpieces have evolved over the years.

Metronome: A simple metronome. No bells and no whistles. Choose BPM, define the volume and play!

Transpose: the 'secret' of transposing instruments is explained in a simple way. Including transpose tables.

For more information check out http://ruudjanssenmusicservices.nl/the-saxophone-app/ or on Youtube: https://youtu.be/WVIlUZz8hds

Through the app, you can email us with recommendations, tips and questions!
Should you download the app, please be so kind to use it for a while and then return to the Google Play Store to rate the app. By rating the app and providing us with feedback, we can make the app better and better!

Have fun with it!

 $1.49 in Google Play

Screenshots

The Saxophone-app screenshot 1The Saxophone-app screenshot 2The Saxophone-app screenshot 3The Saxophone-app screenshot 4The Saxophone-app screenshot 5The Saxophone-app screenshot 6

Version History

Launched Apr 02, 2015 (almost 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 28 days, on average.

Jan 03
2016
(Current)
Version 1.10

In this update we've added a database with an extensive overview of the saxophone repertoire. Choose a sax (Soprano, Alto, Tenor or Baritone) and get an overview of pieces written for this sax.
Click any item and you will be directed to Youtube where you can listen to an example, if available.
Tips on additional compositions or other examples on Youtube are welcome!

Sep 06
2015
Version 1.9

In this app you will find lots of useful information regarding various aspects of the saxophone and playing it.

Many topics are covered: the history of the saxophone - the biography of Adolphe Sax - standard fingering charts - alternative fingering charts - maintenance - special saxophone techniques - reeds - mouthpieces - metronome - transposing - improvising.


History: Why and how was the saxophone developed?


Biography: information about the background, living conditions and instrument development of Adolphe Sax.


Standard fingering charts: how do you play which notes on a saxophone? Explained with clear and detailed fingering charts.


Alternative fingering charts; in some situations it's better to use alternative fingerings. We explain in which situations and which alternative fingering to use.


Maintenance: How do you maintain your saxophone in order to enjoy it as long and as good as possible?


Special saxophone techniques: flatterzunge, toptones, multiphonics etc. They are all explained, where necessary, with clear examples and references to literature or fingering charts.


Reeds: which reeds do you buy and once you bought them, how can you adapt them so that they fully meet your requirements?


Mouthpieces: detailed information about the operation of mouthpieces, which mouthpieces there are and information about how mouthpieces have evolved over the years.


Metronome: A simple metronome. No bells and no whistles. Choose BPM, define the volume and play!


Transpose: the 'secret' of transposing instruments is explained in a simple way. Including transpose tables.


For more information check out http://ruudjanssenmusicservices.nl/the-saxophone-app/ or on Youtube: https://youtu.be/WVIlUZz8hds


Through the app, you can email us with recommendations, tips and questions!
Should you download the app, please be so kind to use it for a while and then return to the Google Play Store to rate the app. By rating the app and providing us with feedback, we can make the app better and better!


Have fun with it!

Jul 01
2015
Version 1.8

In this app you will find lots of useful information regarding various aspects of the saxophone and playing it.

Many topics are covered: the history of the saxophone - the biography of Adolphe Sax - standard fingering charts - alternative fingering charts - maintenance - special saxophone techniques - reeds - mouthpieces - metronome - transposing - improvising.


History: Why and how was the saxophone developed?


Biography: information about the background, living conditions and instrument development of Adolphe Sax.


Standard fingering charts: how do you play which notes on a saxophone? Explained with clear and detailed fingering charts.


Alternative fingering charts; in some situations it's better to use alternative fingerings. We explain in which situations and which alternative fingering to use.


Maintenance: How do you maintain your saxophone in order to enjoy it as long and as good as possible?


Special saxophone techniques: flatterzunge, toptones, multiphonics etc. They are all explained, where necessary, with clear examples and references to literature or fingering charts.


Reeds: which reeds do you buy and once you bought them, how can you adapt them so that they fully meet your requirements?


Mouthpieces: detailed information about the operation of mouthpieces, which mouthpieces there are and information about how mouthpieces have evolved over the years.


Metronome: A simple metronome. No bells and no whistles. Choose BPM, define the volume and play!


Transpose: the 'secret' of transposing instruments is explained in a simple way. Including transpose tables.


For more information check out http://ruudjanssenmusicservices.nl/the-saxophone-app/ or on Youtube: https://youtu.be/WVIlUZz8hds


Through the app, you can email us with recommendations, tips and questions!
Should you download the app, please be so kind to use it for a while and then return to the Google Play Store to rate the app. By rating the app and providing us with feedback, we can make the app better and better!


Have fun with it!

Jun 18
2015
Version 1.7

In this app you will find lots of useful information regarding various aspects of the saxophone and playing it.

Many topics are covered: the history of the saxophone - the biography of Adolphe Sax - standard fingering charts - alternative fingering charts - maintenance - special saxophone techniques - reeds - mouthpieces - metronome - transposing - improvising.


History: Why and how was the saxophone developed?


Biography: information about the background, living conditions and instrument development of Adolphe Sax.


Standard fingering charts: how do you play which notes on a saxophone? Explained with clear and detailed fingering charts.


Alternative fingering charts; in some situations it's better to use alternative fingerings. We explain in which situations and which alternative fingering to use.


Maintenance: How do you maintain your saxophone in order to enjoy it as long and as good as possible?


Special saxophone techniques: flatterzunge, toptones, multiphonics etc. They are all explained, where necessary, with clear examples and references to literature or fingering charts.


Reeds: which reeds do you buy and once you bought them, how can you adapt them so that they fully meet your requirements?


Mouthpieces: detailed information about the operation of mouthpieces, which mouthpieces there are and information about how mouthpieces have evolved over the years.


Metronome: A simple metronome. No bells and no whistles. Choose BPM, define the volume and play!


Transpose: the 'secret' of transposing instruments is explained in a simple way. Including transpose tables.


For more information check out http://ruudjanssenmusicservices.nl/the-saxophone-app/ or on Youtube: https://youtu.be/WVIlUZz8hds


Through the app, you can email us with recommendations, tips and questions!
Should you download the app, please be so kind to use it for a while and then return to the Google Play Store to rate the app. By rating the app and providing us with feedback, we can make the app better and better!


Have fun with it!

Jun 11
2015
Version 1.6

In this app you will find lots of useful information regarding various aspects of the saxophone and playing it.

Many topics are covered: the history of the saxophone - the biography of Adolphe Sax - standard fingering charts - alternative fingering charts - maintenance - special saxophone techniques - reeds - mouthpieces - metronome - transposing - improvising.


History: Why and how was the saxophone developed?


Biography: information about the background, living conditions and instrument development of Adolphe Sax.


Standard fingering charts: how do you play which notes on a saxophone? Explained with clear and detailed fingering charts.


Alternative fingering charts; in some situations it's better to use alternative fingerings. We explain in which situations and which alternative fingering to use.


Maintenance: How do you maintain your saxophone in order to enjoy it as long and as good as possible?


Special saxophone techniques: flatterzunge, toptones, multiphonics etc. They are all explained, where necessary, with clear examples and references to literature or fingering charts.


Reeds: which reeds do you buy and once you bought them, how can you adapt them so that they fully meet your requirements?


Mouthpieces: detailed information about the operation of mouthpieces, which mouthpieces there are and information about how mouthpieces have evolved over the years.


Metronome: A simple metronome. No bells and no whistles. Choose BPM, define the volume and play!


Transpose: the 'secret' of transposing instruments is explained in a simple way. Including transpose tables.


For more information check out http://ruudjanssenmusicservices.nl/the-saxophone-app/ or on Youtube: https://youtu.be/WVIlUZz8hds


Through the app, you can email us with recommendations, tips and questions!
Should you download the app, please be so kind to use it for a while and then return to the Google Play Store to rate the app. By rating the app and providing us with feedback, we can make the app better and better!


Have fun with it!

Jun 10
2015
Version 1.5

In this app you will find lots of useful information regarding various aspects of the saxophone and playing it.

Many topics are covered: the history of the saxophone - the biography of Adolphe Sax - standard fingering charts - alternative fingering charts - maintenance - special saxophone techniques - reeds - mouthpieces - metronome - transposing - improvising.


History: Why and how was the saxophone developed?


Biography: information about the background, living conditions and instrument development of Adolphe Sax.


Standard fingering charts: how do you play which notes on a saxophone? Explained with clear and detailed fingering charts.


Alternative fingering charts; in some situations it's better to use alternative fingerings. We explain in which situations and which alternative fingering to use.


Maintenance: How do you maintain your saxophone in order to enjoy it as long and as good as possible?


Special saxophone techniques: flatterzunge, toptones, multiphonics etc. They are all explained, where necessary, with clear examples and references to literature or fingering charts.


Reeds: which reeds do you buy and once you bought them, how can you adapt them so that they fully meet your requirements?


Mouthpieces: detailed information about the operation of mouthpieces, which mouthpieces there are and information about how mouthpieces have evolved over the years.


Metronome: A simple metronome. No bells and no whistles. Choose BPM, define the volume and play!


Transpose: the 'secret' of transposing instruments is explained in a simple way. Including transpose tables.


For more information check out http://ruudjanssenmusicservices.nl/the-saxophone-app/ or on Youtube: https://youtu.be/WVIlUZz8hds


Through the app, you can email us with recommendations, tips and questions!
Should you download the app, please be so kind to use it for a while and then return to the Google Play Store to rate the app. By rating the app and providing us with feedback, we can make the app better and better!


Have fun with it!

May 29
2015
Version 1.4

In this app you will find lots of useful information regarding various aspects of the saxophone and playing it.

Many topics are covered: the history of the saxophone - the biography of Adolphe Sax - standard fingering charts - alternative fingering charts - maintenance - special saxophone techniques - reeds - mouthpieces - metronome - transposing - improvising.


History: Why and how was the saxophone developed?


Biography: information about the background, living conditions and instrument development of Adolphe Sax.


Standard fingering charts: how do you play which notes on a saxophone? Explained with clear and detailed fingering charts.


Alternative fingering charts; in some situations it's better to use alternative fingerings. We explain in which situations and which alternative fingering to use.


Maintenance: How do you maintain your saxophone in order to enjoy it as long and as good as possible?


Special saxophone techniques: flatterzunge, toptones, multiphonics etc. They are all explained, where necessary, with clear examples and references to literature or fingering charts.


Reeds: which reeds do you buy and once you bought them, how can you adapt them so that they fully meet your requirements?


Mouthpieces: detailed information about the operation of mouthpieces, which mouthpieces there are and information about how mouthpieces have evolved over the years.


Metronome: A simple metronome. No bells and no whistles. Choose BPM, define the volume and play!


Transpose: the 'secret' of transposing instruments is explained in a simple way. Including transpose tables.


For more information check out http://ruudjanssenmusicservices.nl/the-saxophone-app/ or on Youtube: https://youtu.be/WVIlUZz8hds


Through the app, you can email us with recommendations, tips and questions!
Should you download the app, please be so kind to use it for a while and then return to the Google Play Store to rate the app. By rating the app and providing us with feedback, we can make the app better and better!


Have fun with it!

May 18
2015
Version 1.3

In deze app vind je heel veel nuttige informatie met betrekking tot allerlei aspecten van de saxofoon en het bespelen ervan.
Vele onderwerpen komen aan bod: de geschiedenis van de saxofoon - de biografie van Adolphe Sax - standaard grepentabel - tabel met hulpgrepen - onderhoud - speciale saxofoontechnieken - rieten - mondstukken - metronoom.

Geschiedenis: waarom en hoe is de saxofoon ontwikkeld?


Biografie: informatie over de achtergronden, leefsituatie en ontwikkeling van Adolphe Sax.


Standaard grepentabel: hoe speel je bepaalde noten op een saxofoon. Toegelicht met duidelijke grepentabellen.


Tabel met hulpgrepen: in sommige situaties kun je sommige noten beter met een andere greep (een hulpgreep) spelen. Hier wordt toegelicht in welke situaties en met welke hulpgrepen.


Onderhoud: hoe onderhoud je jouw saxofoon om er zo lang mogelijk en optimaal plezier van te hebben?


Speciale saxofoontechnieken: flatterzunge, toptones, multiphonics etc. Ze worden allemaal uitgelegd, waar nodig met duidelijke voorbeelden, verwijzingen naar literatuur of grepentabellen.


Rieten: welke rieten koop je en als je ze eenmaal gekocht hebt, hóe kun je ze bewerken zodat ze helemaal aan jouw eisen voldoen?


Mondstukken: uitgebreide informatie over de werking van mondstukken, welke mondstukken er zijn en hoe heeft het mondstuk zich in de loop der jaren ontwikkeld.


Metronoom: een simpele metronoom. Bewust geen toeters en bellen. BPM kiezen, volume bepalen en spelen maar!


Transponeren: het 'geheim' van transponerende instrumenten wordt op een simpele manier uitgelegd. Inclusief transponeer-tabellen.


Kijk voor meer informatie op www.ruudjanssenmusicservices.nl of op Youtube: https://youtu.be/NXEZxlRvmlg.


Via de app kun je ons mailen met aanbevelingen, tips en vragen!


Veel plezier ermee!

Apr 23
2015
Version 1.2

In deze app vind je heel veel nuttige informatie met betrekking tot allerlei aspecten van de saxofoon en het bespelen ervan.
Vele onderwerpen komen aan bod: de geschiedenis van de saxofoon - de biografie van Adolphe Sax - standaard grepentabel - tabel met hulpgrepen - onderhoud - speciale saxofoontechnieken - rieten - mondstukken - metronoom.

Geschiedenis: waarom en hoe is de saxofoon ontwikkeld?


Biografie: informatie over de achtergronden, leefsituatie en ontwikkeling van Adolphe Sax.


Standaard grepentabel: hoe speel je bepaalde noten op een saxofoon. Toegelicht met duidelijke grepentabellen.


Tabel met hulpgrepen: in sommige situaties kun je sommige noten beter met een andere greep (een hulpgreep) spelen. Hier wordt toegelicht in welke situaties en met welke hulpgrepen.


Onderhoud: hoe onderhoud je jouw saxofoon om er zo lang mogelijk en optimaal plezier van te hebben?


Speciale saxofoontechnieken: flatterzunge, toptones, multiphonics etc. Ze worden allemaal uitgelegd, waar nodig met duidelijke voorbeelden, verwijzingen naar literatuur of grepentabellen.


Rieten: welke rieten koop je en als je ze eenmaal gekocht hebt, hóe kun je ze bewerken zodat ze helemaal aan jouw eisen voldoen?


Mondstukken: uitgebreide informatie over de werking van mondstukken, welke mondstukken er zijn en hoe heeft het mondstuk zich in de loop der jaren ontwikkeld.


Metronoom: een simpele metronoom. Bewust geen toeters en bellen. BPM kiezen, volume bepalen en spelen maar!


Transponeren: het 'geheim' van transponerende instrumenten wordt op een simpele manier uitgelegd. Inclusief transponeer-tabellen.


Via de app kun je ons mailen met aanbevelingen, tips en vragen!


Veel plezier ermee!

Apr 08
2015
Version 1.1

In deze app vind je heel veel nuttige informatie met betrekking tot allerlei aspecten van de saxofoon en het bespelen ervan.
Vele onderwerpen komen aan bod: de geschiedenis van de saxofoon - de biografie van Adolphe Sax - standaard grepentabel - tabel met hulpgrepen - onderhoud - speciale saxofoontechnieken - rieten - mondstukken - metronoom.

Geschiedenis: waarom en hoe is de saxofoon ontwikkeld?


Biografie: informatie over de achtergronden, leefsituatie en ontwikkeling van Adolphe Sax.


Standaard grepentabel: hoe speel je bepaalde noten op een saxofoon. Toegelicht met duidelijke grepentabellen.


Tabel met hulpgrepen: in sommige situaties kun je sommige noten beter met een andere greep (een hulpgreep) spelen. Hier wordt toegelicht in welke situaties en met welke hulpgrepen.


Onderhoud: hoe onderhoud je jouw saxofoon om er zo lang mogelijk en optimaal plezier van te hebben?


Speciale saxofoontechnieken: flatterzunge, toptones, multiphonics etc. Ze worden allemaal uitgelegd, waar nodig met duidelijke voorbeelden, verwijzingen naar literatuur of grepentabellen.


Rieten: welke rieten koop je en als je ze eenmaal gekocht hebt, hóe kun je ze bewerken zodat ze helemaal aan jouw eisen voldoen?


Mondstukken: uitgebreide informatie over de werking van mondstukken, welke mondstukken er zijn en hoe heeft het mondstuk zich in de loop der jaren ontwikkeld.


Metronoom: een simpele metronoom. Bewust geen toeters en bellen. BPM kiezen, volume bepalen en spelen maar!


Via de app kun je ons mailen met aanbevelingen, tips en vragen!


Veel plezier ermee!

Apr 02
2015
Version 1.0

In deze app vind je heel veel nuttige informatie met betrekking tot allerlei aspecten van de saxofoon en het bespelen ervan.
Vele onderwerpen komen aan bod: de geschiedenis van de saxofoon - de biografie van Adolphe Sax - standaard grepentabel - tabel met hulpgrepen - onderhoud - speciale saxofoontechnieken - rieten - mondstukken.

Via de app kun je ons mailen met aanbevelingen, tips en vragen!


Veel plezier ermee!

Previous 3 versions
1

Total Ratings

5
0
4
1
3
0
2
0
1
0
26

Total Ratings

5
22
4
3
3
1
2
0
1
0