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1) You will have more than one passaggi. The orientation of those passaggi will determine your fach, ultimately. 2) Physically speaking, you're still not 100% developed. If you're serious about becoming a classically trained, bel canto singer, you should be concentrating on developing your technique. I recommend reading a bit of Richard Miller ($20 tops), ...


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I guess you'd call this style 'Contemporary Music Theatre'. Free from opera's requirement to match orchestral volume unamplified, singers often manage to integrate chest, head and falsetto into one 'voice'. Good, isn't he!


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With no keys pressed you should be producing a C#2. A C#3 should only come out if you are pressing the octave key. If the note is jumping between C#2 and C#3 you are you are biting too hard or doing something else wrong, or your instrument is leaking. It's impossible to tell without seeing you play. Here's a link to a good introduction to the saxophone ...


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The first example uses 'tenor clef'. Still in everyday use by orchestral trombonists and cellists. Look at it as an ornate letter C, wrapped round the 4th line - it indicates that line is middle C. So the note is G above middle C. I guess I don't have to explain the bass clef? The note is A above middle C (count up the 'ladder' of ledger lines). The ...


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The soprano recorder plays quite high notes, so the music is written an octave lower than it sounds. For tenor, it plays exactly the pitch which is shown on the music. Since the notes it plays are from middle C at the lowest, the music fits nicely on the treble clef. You can always play any treble clef soprano music - it will come out an octave lower than ...


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It depends on the music. Normally, in sheet music intended for recorder, you play the line that has the recorder's name. For instance, many quartets are for soprano, alto, tenor, and bass recorders, and of course the tenor plays the tenor line. But if you are playing a duet that's marked soprano and alto, the tenor might well play the alto line, if it ...


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