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SX90R and Altissimo

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My SX90R tenor (bought new in 2000) really has trouble with the altissimo range.
My tech went over the horn and said it is perfect.

When I pick up my MkVI the high notes just pop out of the horn (using the same barone hollywood 7* on both.) It really puts a damper on other wise a great sounding horn.

any suggestions?
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How much time have you spent with the SX90R? It is a much larger bore than MkVI's and alot of other horns so it takes more air/energy to push those high notes out. Keep working with it. I also found that with my SX90R I had to find alternate altissimo fingerings because the ones that most people can get to speak just didn't work for the horn.
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