How to Determine the Type of Saxophone

By the Length of it

As measured from Neck Socket (neck removed)

To the Bottom of the Bow

(Except Straight Saxes, measured to bell)

 

 

Low Pitch L.P. (A=440)

 

Tenor = 29.5 inches

C-Melody = 24

Alto = 22

Bb Straight Soprano = 25.5

C Soprano = 22.5

Eb Sopranino = 18.5

 

 

High Pitch (about 7% shorter than L.P.)

 

Straight Soprano = 24.5

Tenor = 27.5