I will update this weekly
Group is created today! Woohoo! *confetti and stuff falls from sky*
Eek! I forgot to do this yesterday. The group is already dying, so uhh… :o
@Jaybird1 is one of the first truly active members, I told him I would give him a shoutout here, so here you go :P
I haven't updated this in a while, this group is blowing up now...
Holy cow, this group is blowing up. 8 members in 4 days, wow...
Hmm...Starting to die again...
Welp...I was wrong...
I was very wrong, this group is really blowing up, welp
I will update this weekly
I've copied this sheet music from a video on youtube...enjoy!
I Have a production "Company" in the works we have a website and I am currently working alone on music. I would love to have some partners to assist me in my ventures! You must be active and keep in mind, there is no pay, I am just looking for some people who would like to help me publish saxophone music, and join Cashyman Productions. If you join you will be listed on the website and you will also be added as an admin. Thanks, looking forward to working with you,
Nova Partitura Rara Não perca
*Sax Alto (Ou instrumento em Eb)
Hola soy principiante en sax alto, apenas tengo unos 3 meses, y por fin pude tocar una melodia completa con pocos desafines, uso una embocadora metalica no. 7 y una caña de plastico no. 2, es con lo que mejor me he acoplado, me cuesta mucho trabajo llegar a las notas altas a partir de la, si, do y re, y tambien batallo para que me alcance el aire en las notas bajas como do, si alguen me puede aconsejar para mejorar se los agradecere.
If anybody is reading this, could you try and make a alto saxophone part for "Splish Splash" by Bobby Darin. If you could do that then that would be amazing. Thank You!
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If you can't tell a bamboo flute from a Saxonette, you're just as intelligent as Google Image Search.
Hey so I am a fairly advanced young bsri sax player looking for a new piece of music to play for a band camp audition so I was wondering if anyone could write any thing?
I would be happy to receive some Feedback on my latest arrangement.
Thank you very much for listening and your comments/ tips :)
Typ Ische Verhältnisse - Moop Mama:
Link to the original from Moop Mama, Munich based Brass Band:
I play the tenor sax and I'm trying to get my G# key to cooperate but it won't.. this is my first year of playing sax. So how do I do it? Thanks!
I made a medley with 3 Imagine dragons songs, SO FAR, I will be updating this piece frequently adding new songs to it every week. Please check it out, fave it, and follow me so you don't miss anything, thanks!!!
Hi, so I've been playing saxophone for about five years now, but for all this time I haven't been able to play longer than about 30 minutes when I practice. If anyone have some tips how to improve my embouchure I'll be very grateful. Thanks
Listen to this score: https://musescore.com/user/29136972/scores/5403217 and critique it please. Leave your comments in the comment section of the score.
Transcription to C-instruments
I own the partiture of 'Sax in the City of Alain Crepin' inclusive all parts and the altsaxophone solo for saxophone-orchester (Es and Bes instruments). I want to play the altsaxophone-solo with my accordeon-ensemble (all C-instruments). How can I transcript all the music to C-instruments (exclusive the Alt-saxophone solo)? Can someone help me?
I have spent a couple months learning MuseScore with the specific goal of using it to play my favorite classical music solos and jazz music exercises from my teenage years in the 1970's.
I was an alto sax player in my local high school concert band and jazz band. I have only played infrequently since that time and my playing skills have deteriorated.
My two main careers have been as a design drafter and IT professional. I decided to take the software learning skills I have acquired from these careers and use them to play my beloved sax music using a computer.
I started out with the MIDI Edition of Musitek's SmartScore music notation program with its built-in Aria player on-add that uses Garritan sounds. I even purchased the Garritan's Jazz and Big Bands add-on for Aria but found the added controls did not provide the effects I wanted. Perhaps with some work and/or using a Midi keyboard for input, I could get more realistic sounding sax music from the programs, but I wanted an easier (and cheaper) way. I also found SmartScore's focus was more on scanning in existing music. The amount of work need to learn to edit the scanned-in scores seemed a bit daunting.
So, I decided to try out the OpenSource MuseScore music notation program instead. I spent about a month reading the entire manual. I found it easy to learn and was relieved to find that my knowledge of reading music had not deteriorated as much as my manual dexterity has. I also discovered that transcribing the music is an enjoyable activity in itself. In fact, I find writing and modifying the scores as much fun as I do to listening to MuseScore playing them.
I have now transcribed about ten scores into MuseScore and played around with how to adapt them to get the best sounding saxophone I can. I have found that the native MuseScore alto sax soundfont is pretty good in that it has some vibrato built in. I also have experimented with a number of other other sax soundfonts recommended on the MuseScore forum. I recommend that other folks who want to get better sax sounds to try these other soundfounts out too and find one that meets their particular needs.
I wish to pass on a few methods I have learned for how to adapt music scores written using MuseScore for the purpose of using MuseScore to play them and export them out as WAV files. Of course, these hints focus on making MusceScore play in the style that I have used on my actual saxophone.
1) MuseScore does not play Breathe marks so you can leave them off of scores. You can imitate a breathe by adding short rests instead.
2) I like to play musical phrases in a swelling style where the volume gets louder as the phrase proceeds and then gets softer as the phrase ends. To get this effect, I have to exaggerate dynamic changes for the crescendos and decrescendos. I find the phrase has to start at "mp" or "mf" and increase to "ff" or even "fff" to get the effect I want.
3) For accelerandos and decelerandos, I have found changing the tempo for each meaure in the range of measures where the tempo changes to get the effect I want. Another method I have used is to literally extend the lengths of the notes. For example, using quarter notes in places of eight notes. This works well for situations where the tempo change must be dramatic.
4) I have found I need to add more accent notes and staccato notes in MuseScore than in the original scores to reproduce my playing style. The musical scores modified in the ways I have described above would not be suitable for scores that you need to print out and have someone actually play using a musical instrument. However, they do give a bit more life to how MuseScore plays them.
I hope those wishing to use MuseSore in the way I have may find the methods listed above useful. I would love to hear any hints others may have for using MuseScore to play in a more lifelike manner. Finally, I wish to express by deepest gratitude to the makers of MuseScore for creating such a tremendous software program.
Could some of you guys critique this? I've been experimenting. Link here: https://musescore.com/user/29136972/scores/5403217
I have my solo and ensemble in a month, and Im gonna attempt to play fantasia by claude t smith. Is it humanly possible to prepare the piece in this time?
Recommenations for a Grade 4+ Alto Saxophone Solo (or accompanied by piano).