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I always wanted a classical dark sound on my meyer 6m and never knew how. Can somebody tell me how? I use an yamaha 875ex (alto) rovner dark lig and vandoren tradtional reeds (3)

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This is going to sound facetious. But a HR Otto Link with your dark lig and Vandoren reeds would make it a whole lot easier.
 

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I agree that a different mpc will make you darker overall but I second the motion in regards to embouchure adjustments. When I first got my ref 54 I played dark as all get out unless I stuck on a berg or a lawton. Currently, if so desired I can get a fairly bright sound out of a Link. Experiment with opening throat, breathing, how much mpc you take in...etc...
 

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Try a Hemke 2 - 2 1/2; these reeds produce a darker sound than your typical reed. They'll even make a Dukoff sound huskier. Imagine that!
 

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Same way you get to Carnegie Hall

-sorry, couldn't resist:) -

-Zach
 

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aviator875 said:
thanks for all the advice, are the otto link hr about 200?
No, a third to a fourth of that. Place a WTB in the Marketplace for Sax mpc's and you should be set.
 
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