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    Question Alto or Tenor

    I'm sure theres something like this on here somewhere but I'm asking again.

    I'm a trumpet player And I recently bought a Alto Sax, I wanted to learn the Tenor, but I have to work with what I've got. So my question is. If I start out and learn the Alto, is there really a big difference when switching to the Tenor (or any other sax for that matter)? Are the fingerings Really different? and the way you play it.....

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    The fingering system is the same for all saxes, hence sax players can swap instruments easily. However, there are embouchure alterations to be made when swapping.

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