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How to play a concert bb major scale on an alto sax

Play a Concert Bb Major Scale on an Alto Sax

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Put down 1, 2, and 3

Put down 1, 2, and 3

Lift up 3, but leave 1 and 2 down.

Lift up 3, but leave 1 and 2 down.

Lift up 2, but leave 1 down.

Lift up 2, but leave 1 down.

Lift up 1 and put 2 down.

Lift up 1 and put 2 down.

Press down thumb, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.

Press down thumb, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.

Lift up 6, but all others stay down.

Lift up 6, but all others stay down.

Lift up 4 and 6

Lift up 4 and 6

Take off your right hand. But don't lift up them thumb

Take off your right hand. But don't lift up them thumb

  • Alto Saxophone
  • Mouthpiece
  • Reed
  • Ligature
  • 1: Left index
  • 2: Left middle
  • 3: Left ring
  • Thumb: left thumb
  • 4: Right index
  • 5: Right middle
  • 6: Right ring