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BrianJoeSandy

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What fingering should I use for cdcBbAb etc in bar 46? Seems impossible at speed.
 

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What score are you looking at?
Are you asking about Bb fingerings? If so then bis is probably best but I'm not entirely sure what your notation means.
 

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cdc is a 1/16 th triplet followed by Bb a 1/16th Ab an 1/8th then FAb Bb c c 1/16ths

It's the Pete Thomas score. Part of the solo. Came with the cd I think
 

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Which octave? Which fingering are you having trouble with?

I don't have the score, only the playalong and the cd (nothing came with that).
 

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Can't find that bit in the score, where's bar 46? :( I got the book but the solo aint written out.
However I'd RH side key the Bb in that case. Using the Bis you either have to flip-flop or side key the C which I find a bit laborious.
 

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Lower case is second octave uppercase is first octave. I guess the bottom 3 notes on the sax would have to be 0th octave. I don't see how to play cdc fast and then follow with Bb. Would you use palm d without the octave key for instance?

I got the sheet music from here I believe: Mr Lucky by Pete Thomas

Not from a book
 
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Okay I got the book with Midnight in the Naked City -
I didn't get the sheet music with my copy of Mr Lucky
Using your notation method: - if you're playing - c d c Bb Ab then use the bis key it's probably easier.
You could also play C d C Bb Ab in which case I'd be inclined to use side Bb
I wouldn't use palm d (you could but I wouldn't)
You should be able to play both with equal facility - Practice til you can! ;)
 

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I am using ABC notation. In particular the 3 C's on the sax going up would be notated C c c' so cdc means the second C then up a tone (six fingers down) down a tone back to c. Sorry I should have been clear before.
 

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Ok. I forgot about that notation. Ta.
Anyway, wot I sed above about fingering.
 

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I second Nick's suggestion to use the C to D trill fingering, although I would prefer to follow C with the 1 2 side key fingering for Bb since the 2nd finger is already down so that you don't have to "flip flop" from C to Bis Bb.
 

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With all due respect I couldn't possibly recommend that C to D trill fingering and I'm really quite surprised that jbtsax seconds the use of it. Outta here and no further comment. Gruss - spike
 

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With all due respect I couldn't possibly recommend that C to D trill fingering and I'm really quite surprised that jbtsax seconds the use of it. Outta here and no further comment. Gruss - spike
As with most "trill fingerings" on woodwinds the tone quality of the note is not that great. The common thinking is that when the note is played rapidly as in a trill, or in this case the upper note of a 16th note triplet that its brief duration makes the less than perfect tone quality acceptable to the ear. That said, it is a matter of taste, and others have the right to disagree.
 

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With all due respect I couldn't possibly recommend that C to D trill fingering and I'm really quite surprised that jbtsax seconds the use of it. Outta here and no further comment. Gruss - spike
Did you forget to add this: ;) ?
 

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Okay I got the book with Midnight in the Naked City -
I didn't get the sheet music with my copy of Mr Lucky


To avoid confusion, this appears to be about the transcribed alto solo from Another Night in the Naked City from Mr Lucky, not the tenor version on Midnight in the Naked City.

It is only on a PDF file (no book) which is now included when you buy the CD, I thought was actually included with the original CD Mr Lucky, but if you didn't get it I can send it.

The solo was on alto and bar 46 doesn't have those notes so I assume this question is in regard to the Bb part:

anotherfingering.jpg

I would use the palm D and bis Bb.
 

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