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Hello,

I've been working through a transcription of Boot's 'Londonderry Air', and trying to identify a fingering he uses for the double altissimo F, which he plays at the top of an arpeggio towards the end. I've slowed down the video, but I can't quite catch it. He hits it very sweetly though. He does miss a couple of other altissimo notes, but what a great player! Anyone have an idea?

Cheers,

Chris
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For that arpeggio i use the same fingering as E flat 3 to obtain the F 4. I use the same fingering for the C below it as well. So from the C to the F i don't change fingering.
 

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Just came to say very impressive work on the transcription. Best of luck!
 

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Just came to say very impressive work on the transcription. Best of luck!
Hello mate,

I can't take the credit for the transcription, it's from 'that saxsolos website' (not sure if we can post the website). It's a part of my daily practice routine of attempting to incorporate altissimo notes into the melody. It's challenging, for sure! Great performance by Boots, he could really sell a song!

Cheers,

Chris
 
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