WATCH | NMC Learning at Home: Saxophone vs. Clarinet

June 08, 2020

Evan the Educator settles things once and for all, which instrument is better: the saxophone or the clarinet (scientifically speaking)?

See how the cone and cylinder shape of each instrument affects timbre and overtones. Learn which one is best for volume, control, and producing notes. Who will come out the winner? Find out in the latest episode of NMC Learning at Home, and follow along using the featured spectrogram HERE.

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