The sound was loud and discordant, like a hurricane, high notes and low notes mixing together in an mess that is audible. It had been just as if one thousand booming foghorns were in a match that is shouting sirens. Unlike me, this is a little loud and abrasive. I liked it. It had been completely unexpected and intensely fun to try out.
Some instruments are made in order to make notes that are multiple like a piano.
A saxophone having said that does not play chords but single notes through one vibrating reed. However, i came across that one can play multiple notes simultaneously from the saxophone. While practicing a concert D-flat scale, I all messed up a fingering for the lowest B-flat, and my instrument produced a strange noise with two notes. My band teacher got very excited and exclaimed, “Hey, you simply played a polyphonic note!” I prefer it when accidents lead to discovering new ideas. (more…)