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how do you convert alto sax to...    12:43 on Friday, December 26, 2008 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

candigirl313
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how do you convert tenor sax notes to alto sax notes and also, from trombone notes to alto sax?

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Re: how do you convert alto sax to...    10:09 on Saturday, January 17, 2009 Vote for this post Vote against this post 0 votes

flash_fires
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Trombone to Alto is easier. All you do is movce the key signature three sharper. (C-A, Eb-C, F-D, etc.) and read as if it were written in the treble clef (also, play it one octave above what it reads). Tenor to Alto is trickier; sharp the key sig. one sharp (C-G, Bb-F, etc.) and reada fourth lower.

Hope this helps.

P.S. if you have played clarinet or bassoon ...

Play the Tenor music as if you were using the bottom octave clarinet fingerings in repeating octave cycles (bassoon fingerings - kind of).

   

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