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you mean a saxophone made for a left handed person?

In that case they appear to have been made and feature in some collections
Interesting to know. I've often thought it was interesting, and odd, that left-handed guitars are readily available, but not left-handed versions of most other instruments. That's kind of weird because a) as a guitarist it's usually the "string" hand (ie, the left hand on a "right handed" guitar) that's doing the most complicated work, and b) you can make a guitar "left handed" just by restringing it. But maybe that's just my right hand privilege speaking.

Good to know that left handed saxes exist. I wonder if there are left handed pianos, tubas, xylophones?
 

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camera inverted left to right , this is not lefthanded saxophone

Interesting to know. I've often thought it was interesting, and odd, that left-handed guitars are readily available, but not left-handed versions of most other instruments. That's kind of weird because a) as a guitarist it's usually the "string" hand (ie, the left hand on a "right handed" guitar) that's doing the most complicated work, and b) you can make a guitar "left handed" just by restringing it. But maybe that's just my right hand privilege speaking.

Good to know that left handed saxes exist. I wonder if there are left handed pianos, tubas, xylophones?
There is a left handed piano for sure, a true left handed guitar (non electric) has also the internal structure differently set (same for string instruments)

 

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Interesting to know. I've often thought it was interesting, and odd, that left-handed guitars are readily available, but not left-handed versions of most other instruments.
Guitar is different, different motor skills are need for each hand (although for many peopl it is transferable)

On saxophone it's the same skill for each hand = pressing keys.
 

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There have definitely been some left-handed clarinets built. If there are saxophones like that they would be very complicated to construct and have to be made almost entirely by hand.
 

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camera inverted left to right , this is not lefthanded saxophone
Left, right, upside down...this demo shot isn't, hopefully, demonstrating recommended technique for fingering. Don't try this at home, kids! :)
I posted that picture as a joke, much like the right-handed sax is. It was obviously just taken in a mirror.

The flying fingers were just a bonus.

What's next, a left handed typewriter? The whole concept of a tool that uses both hands equally and in the same exact way having a "handed" version is utterly ridiculous.

Now a one-handed sax for those who have unfortunately lost the use of a limb is a great idea.
 

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I don't know but I've got some left handed baseball bats and tennis rackets...................and a left-handed hammer.
When I was an apprentice that was the typical old man joke from my boss.
"Pass me the left handed screwdriver".
It used to confuse the he'll outta my mate who was also an apprentice at the time.
 

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When I was an apprentice that was the typical old man joke from my boss.
"Pass me the left handed screwdriver".
It used to confuse the he'll outta my mate who was also an apprentice at the time.
The other one he loved was "get me the American screwdriver" which meant get me the hammer.
 

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Back on topic, there have been several adaptations made so that saxophones could be played with only one hand. Rahsaan Roland Kirk had his tenor modified with extra keys so he could play almost all the notes with his left hand, thus freeing his right hand to play his manzello (alto) and/or stritch (soprano) - with his right hand on the left hand keys.

There was a guy who posted here some years ago who did modifications for one-handed people, i don't remember his name.

I'm sure there are other examples. I haven't heard of an opposite saxophone, but if Milandro says it happened, it must gave. He is much more of a scholar than most people, especially me

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Thanks :) for the nice words but I am not a scholar, just a good search engine user.

Apparently Mr. Willy Kenz ( he's a true scholar) has some in his collection

https://www.ref-kilchberg.ch/persons/willy-kenz/

The one handed saxophones (left or right hand ones) have been also the object of several threads and there are many videos on you tube. Some were built for people with a physical challenge others like a Conn F mezzo, for public performance purposes for artists needing to do this with one hand only

this is from You tube Billy True's saxophones (to play 3 saxophones at once), courtesy of Dr. Paul Cohen , a real scholar, ( who may drop in and teach us more)

 

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As an ambidextrous person (equally clumsy with both hands), the notion of 'handedness' has always escaped me. We play instruments with both hands. It's training and practice.
 
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