The frequencies of saxophone notes (sopranino, soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones)

What is the precise frequency of the low Bb and high F# on the following saxophones?

  1. sopranino
  2. soprano
  3. alto
  4. tenor
  5. baritone

Also, what is the precise frequency of the baritone's low A?

Saxophone Frequencies:

SaxophoneLow Bb (Hz)High F# (Hz)Baritone Low A (Hz)
  • All frequencies are based on a standard tuning of A440.
  • The actual pitch may vary slightly depending on the specific instrument and player.
  • Some saxophones may have additional keys that extend the range beyond the notes listed above.
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