Before focusing on the saxophone, Adolphe sax completed several developments to the bass clarinet. The saxophone was created around 1846. Sax s primary key work was very basic which made wide intervals quite hard to finger. Because of this, many developers and instrument makers added alternate fingerings and more keys to make playing less difficult. Based on Greek mythology, the lyre was made from a khelus or tortoise shell covered with horns of the antelope and animal skin by Hermes. It is also said to represent the Apollonian virtues which are equilibrium and moderation. Structure The lyre has a hollow body called sound-chest, resonator, or soundbox. It was first publicly played in the middle of the 19th century when it took the place of the ophicleide. The player produces sound by vibrating his lips against a large cup-shaped mouthpiece. The term tuba is Latin for horn or trumpet. It is largely comparable to the baroque trumpet. History The very first tuba was invented by Richard Wagner, a German composer. It creates vacuum and pressure which directs the air to the reeds for vibration that produces sound. Types of accordions There are four basic types of accordions diatonic accordions, chromatic accordions, concertinas, and piano accordions. Diatonic accordions are commonly played in dance and folk groups due to their huge sound productions, inexpensiveness, and light weight. The tenor joint connects the bell and the boot which is at the bottom of the instrument. Fourth is the wing joint which is from boot to crook in length while fifth is the crook, a metal tube that joins the reed and wing joint. And last but certainly not the least is the reed. Bassoons today are commonly made of pearwood or maple such as sugar maple and sycamore maple. Choose a guitar cover that is easy to take off and put on and has a fabric material. To avoid sweat marks on your guitar, you could wear a sweat band when playing. Place it below the elbow or wherever area in your arm that rests on the guitar s side. Use a brush to buff and remove light scratches on the pickguard.