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Lien Cheng Saxophone Museum (Musical Instrument Factory)

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  • Lien Cheng Saxophone Museum (Musical Instrument Factory)

Taiwan's first purely handmade saxophone was created by Mr. Chang, Lien-Chang. Mr. Chang accidentally came across a burned and destroyed saxophone. Based on his knowledge of fine brushwork, he set out to learn how to make a saxophone. Little by little, from self-study, research, and drawings of the musical instrument's parts, he accomplished what seemed impossible - creating the first Made-in-Taiwan saxophone from scratch - and later made Houli a town well known for its saxophone production.

The Lien-Chang Musical Instrument Factory (Chang, Lien-Chang Saxophone Museum) was established by Mr. Chang's grandchildren decades after he passed away to commemorate his contribution of giving Taiwan a firm place in the history of musical instrument making. Among the museum's collection are a basso saxophone engraved with "LIEN CAN" on its surface and an old saxophone made in the forties. The museum also demonstrates the different steps of saxophone-making and Mr. Chang's calligraphy works.

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
Transportation:

Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at the Houli Interchange → Meishan Rd. → Gong'an Rd.

Public:

TRA Fengyuan Station → Fengyuan Bus (bound for Dajia) to Zhonghe stop

Last update time: 2019-03-15

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