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by Prematek
(1 post)
10 years ago

B flat saxophones

Are B flat Tenors and B flat Sopranos tuned to the same key ?

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  1. by sax_maniac
    (984 posts)

    10 years ago

    Re: B flat saxophones

    Yes, though soprano is tuned one octave higher than the tenor. Playing "C" on a Bb instrument produces "Bb" in concert key, or the note that you would hear when playing Bb on a piano.

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  2. by connsaxman_jim
    (2336 posts)

    10 years ago

    Re: B flat saxophones

    Yes....Bb (pretty obvious huh) Although the Soprano is an octave higher.

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