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Saxophones Playing the Same note on Tenor and Alto

rob

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If you play a note on the Alto, say the low A, that tranposes up 5 semitones on the Tenor to the first D using the register key.

Is that correct?
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rob
 

kevgermany

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A on alto is C in concert pitch, which is D on tenor. And yes, lowest A on alto (2 finger LH) would be D (3 fingers on each hand) + register key. Cos the alto actually plays below, not above concert pitch, and the tenor is below alto.
 
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