From the 1923 Martin Handcraft Instrument Catalogue Vol. 72
The C Tenor, or as it's more commonly known, the C Melody is the most popular of all saxophones for all around playing. No transposing is necessary to play voice, violin, or oboe parts and some publishers are including parts for C Melody. For home playing or for use in small instrumental combinations the C Melody is the instrument to be recommended
Times may have changed for when the C Melody was the go-to choice of saxophonists, what hasn't changed is that this C Melody plays beautifully. When you are playing this Martin C Melody, it reminds you why the C melody might have been the Royalty of the casual and dance band professional alike. This instrument was recently serviced and is ready to play for any setting you could imagine. Whether you're pushing forward from the fringes or are approaching music from a historical context, this Martin C Melody is the horn that you've been looking for.
|Body/Bell Materials:||Yellow Brass|
|Neck Materials:||Yellow Brass|
|Instrument Weight:||7 lbs|
|Key Options:||Vintage American|