Alto Saxophone
Series III alto

Latest model in the range, the “Series III” alto saxophone is part of the “Selmer sound” tradition: open and centred, it offers the musician pure playing pleasure. Capable of responding to the slightest inflection of breath, it allows each person the chance to express oneself... + Read more

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Series III alto
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Technical caracteristics
Key
E-flat.
Range
high F sharp, double C sharp mechanism
Thumb rest
Multidirectional, metal
Pads
Leather with metal booster
Finish
Gold Lacquer Engraved* (GG), Silver Plated Engraved (AG), Black Lacquer Engraved with Gold Lacquered keys (NG GO), Brushed Gold Lacquer engraved with Gold Lacquered keys (BGG GO), Sterling Silver Engraved with Lacquered keys* (AMG GO), Gold Plated Engraved* (AUG) *also available with harmonic key
Included
S80 C* E-flat Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece Clear Lacquer - E-flat Alto Saxophone Light Case.
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E-flat alto saxophone Claude Delangle mouthpiece
This pioneering bi-material mouthpiece with its unique acoustic and sound properties testifies to Henri SELMER Paris’ evergrowing desire to improve...
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"The Selmer 'Serie III' Alto Saxophone has a warm tone in the bass and an undeniable brilliance in the treble. No matter what repertoire you play, it will amaze you at every moment."
Frédéric Basquin
"It gives me everything I can expect from a professional saxophone: fast and efficient response, clear and powerful sound, great projection - with great depth and laterality -, dense and also brilliant colours and all with remarkable homogeneity."
Rodrigo Capistrano
"I find a whole world of possibilities with my gold-plated Series III: purity of sound, projection, roundness, timbre, balanced accuracy and a huge range of colours."
Antonio Garcia Jorge
"I own a gold-plated Series III Alto saxophone. Very accurate, perfect ergonomics, easy emission, perfect sound projection, very warm tone..."
Carlos Gontijo
"It allows me to find the sound I need in any situation. In the intimacy of the softest nuances of classical or contemporary music as well as in the explosion of dynamism that I love in jazz or improvised music."
Philippe Geiss
"Henri SELMER Paris saxophones have an unequalled sound signature, homogeneous and warm, suitable for all contexts."
Philippe Lecocq
"I appreciate the centered and homogeneous sound of my Series III alto saxophone."
Adrien Lajoumard
"I love his personality. It's a privilege to have total flexibility in sound and register. This instrument is unique because of the way it is made. It gives us everything we need as an artist."
Ordonnez de Arce
"I started playing Henri SELMER Paris saxophones in 1972. First the 'Mark VI' then 'Serie II' and 'Serie III'. Since then, I have never changed because these instruments have musical and technical qualities that perfectly meet my expectations."
Anatoly Vapirov
"I play a Series III viola, solid silver jar. The instrument is very pleasant and homogeneous with a great playing flexibility. The solid silver jar brings a beautiful roundness of sound."
Xavier Rosselle
"It has a warm and charismatic sound with a large projection, perfect for solo and chamber music performances."
Stéphane Sordet
"The Henri SELMER Paris saxophone sounds perfect and enables me to develop my personal style. It possesses a unique sound and good intonation, as well as mechanism. Undoubtedly, it is the best choice for every saxophonist."
Tin Yau Pong
"The sound of the Series III Alto is very rich in overtones, the roundness of the bass and the brilliance of the high notes are astonishing."
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