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Offline LarryS

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About the alto
« on: May 26, 2021, 07:41:04 AM »
I just watched this video on the alto by Michael Lowenstern aka Earspasm Music. I'm curious if all altos are designed that way...

https://youtu.be/5_dmJvcubrE
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Re: About the alto
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2021, 08:44:36 PM »
Not all altos, this is just a good example of what happens when a company gives up...

I'm sure if Selmer put the same attention into their clarinets that they do to their saxophones it would be a much better instrument.

Offline DaveLeBlanc

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Re: About the alto
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2021, 09:05:40 PM »
Yea IDK if that's a great value for the money...

If it was me I'd put that $12k into a Selmer Paris rosewood contra alto
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