Not practicing enough?

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  1. Gandalfe

    Gandalfe Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    I have been hammering away on some really hard lines for an upcoming concert. Take a look by clicking on thumbnail pic:

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    For some reason flats drive me to distraction. and these buggers are played fast. When I listen to the recording on YouTube, you can't even hear this line! And with three alto saxes doing this, it sounds rather like a chainsaw. Sigh, ah the joys of a community band.
     
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  2. Gandalfe

    Gandalfe Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    By the way doing the xxx 0x0 (F#) to xoo oxo (Bb) fingering really helps here.
     
  3. Chris J

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    Ha! Was just scrolling down to suggest the long Bb with RH oxo - and spotted your next post!

    Chris
     
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    Gandalfe Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    And I didn't even mention the low C to G sharp trick in the next tricky part.
     
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  5. Carl H.

    Carl H. Distinguished Member Distinguished Member

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    Banned Brahms? Who's the deranger?

    I've played both 1st and 2nd clar parts on the original, I think 2nd was the more challenging part, but overall neither were too bad.
     
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    pete Brassica Oleracea Staff Member Administrator

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    I haven't banned Brahms, but he tends to put me to sleep.
     

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