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With the launch of the iPhone 5 setting all kinds of retail records and causing queues around the block, Classic FM takes a look back at the music technology innovations from over the centuries that have brought classical music closer to the cutting edge. It's time to prove that Apple aren't the only ones who think differently!
Jules Demersseman was one of the first composers to make use of the then-new saxophone in 1860, when he was in his mid-twenties. Sadly he died before Adolphe Sax's instrument really took off and became commonplace in the orchestra, military bands and jazz bands.
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