Is the music sheet the same for piano and alto sax?

Is the music sheet the same for piano and alto sax?

If the saxophone and the piano play the same sheet music, the notes will not be correct between the two instruments. That’s because the piano is in the key of C and the saxophone is not.

How much does it cost to replace pads on a saxophone?

Saxophone Repair Services

Service Plans description Alto/Soprano cost
Play Condition 4 Playing Condition Repairs & Adjustments Up to 15 Pads Replaced $375.00
Comprehensive Repad Playing Condition Repairs & Adjustments All Pads, Corks, & Felts Replaced-Includes Cleaning; $600.00 +$75.00 polish nickel/silver keys

What are the scales for the alto sax?

Terms in this set (12)

  • C Major (Concert E♭) C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C.
  • G Major (Concert B♭) G, A, B, C, D, E, F#(G♭), G.
  • D Major (Concert F) D, E, F#(G♭), G, A, B, C#(D♭), D.
  • A Major (Concert C) A, B, C#(D♭), D, E, F#(G♭), G#(A♭), A.
  • E Major (Concert G)
  • B Major (Concert D)
  • G♭ or F# Major (Concert A)
  • D ♭ or C# Major (Concert E)

How long do saxophone pads last?

For intervals between complete repads, a rule of thumb for a sax that is well cared for would be 12 to 20 years depending upon how often it is played. Springs, corks, felts, etc. do not tend to wear out if properly installed, but they do become loose and fall off over time and need to be replaced.

Can you play the saxophone without reading music?

The saxophone is actually fairly playable without learning how to read music, and more than a few famous players (including some trumpet players) made careers without learning to read properly.

How do I know if my saxophone needs new pads?

If they have a rip or a hole then they need changing. Having mold on them is also another indicator– especially on the low Eb pad.

What is the best alto sax for a beginner?

Yamaha YAS-280 – Best Saxophone for High School Students.

  • Mendini by Cecilio MAS-L – Best Cheap Alto Saxophone.
  • Jean Paul AS-400 – Best for the Serious Student.
  • Conn-Selmer AS711 – Best Durable for Beginners.
  • Yamaha YAS-480 – Best Intermediate Alto Sax on a Budget.
  • Selmer SAS280 La Voix II – Coolest Looking Alto Sax.
  • What are all the notes on alto sax?

    There are actually THREE E notes on alto saxophone. 1 To play a low E, add all three main fingers on your left hand, plus the first two fingers on your right hand. 2 To play a middle E, keep all main fingers on their main keys just like a Low E, but add the Register key with your LEFT thumb.

    What are some songs to play for alto saxophone?

    – McCraw, G. (2018, August 7). – Senich, Eric. (2014, June 25). – Wenger, Adam. (2012, April 24). – How to Improvise on the Saxophone. Retrieved from – Orenstien, Doron. 11 Tips for Making Your Saxophone Playing More Expressive and Soulful. – Rock & Roll Saxophone.

    What are amazing grace notes for alto sax?

    Description: Amazing Grace was originally an Appalachian folk tune known as New Britain, but became famous after the words of Amazing Grace were set to it. Arranged for solo Alto Sax, with variations. No words, about 7 minutes. Composed by: Traditional (0 to 0). Explore our other Alto-Sax | sheet music. Sheet music you may also like.