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What notes does the alphorn play?

My first surprise was that what alphorn players call Middle C is actually F# (or G flat). Therefore, making a duet with other instruments suddenly becomes more complicated. Nevertheless, assuming that you accept that you must pretend that F# is Middle C, the below notes are possible. This brings some challenges, as it limits what compositions one can play on the alphorn. But there's lots of music out there!

Making your own sheet music


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