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Old 09-26-2007, 04:00 AM
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Default Violin Scales!

I think Scale Practice is the most important practice for a serious violinist. And I spend almost half of my practice time for scales.

I would really like a scale book for the violin that includes all the major and minor scales in Three Octaves, Double Stop scales in two octaves (thirds, sixth, octaves and tenth), Arpeggios and Harmonic scales.
This could be a GREAT HELP for all the violinists! Especially for pre-college students who are auditioning for College and Youth Symphony.

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Old 09-27-2007, 02:24 PM
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Yes, of course, we must work on such a scales book. We will do our best to make it available as soon as possible.

Thank you for your suggestion!

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Old 09-19-2008, 08:25 PM
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Don't forget melodic and natural forms!!!!!!!
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Old 09-22-2008, 01:22 AM
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Yes, that's something we must definitively work on. I will push for it

Thank you again.

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Old 09-26-2008, 12:20 AM
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Question um.....maybe an alteration.....

I was thinking...........What if (this could go under features) instead of a book, you had a program where each person could enter in the notes and various rhythms themselves to meet their needs?

For example, If I am just starting out on the Cello but don't have the time to go and buy a book, I could enter in the C Major Scale for one octave in a four quarter note pattern.

It would allow all instrumentalists to meet their needs.
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Old 09-29-2008, 04:58 PM
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Do you mean a sort of "notational" program? Please, let me know...

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Old 09-29-2008, 07:31 PM
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That depends on your definition of "notational."

I guess a term could be: "Build Your Own Scale Book."
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Old 10-01-2008, 08:45 PM
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Default Build your own scales

As far as I've seen, the best way to create scales is on notation software such as Noteworthy Composer. Any of these programs will still require you to do most of the work so if you don't have the time to buy a book, you probably wouldn't want to take the time to write all of it out. I would suggest that first you learn more about music. Start with how the Key signatures relate to the scales. That will help you with the cycle of fifths. All scales are based on that cycle and have common spacing between notes. You mentioned the C Major scale, the first note is obviously C. The next note is D because the key has no sharps or flats. The space between the notes is a whole step. on Cello this is from your open C string to your first finger in first position, your fourth finger on the G string to your open D string, and your second finger on your A string to your fourth finger on the A string. Notice in all cases you can play one note between each of these distances. the entire Major scale pattern uses this pattern of whole and Half steps- w w h w w w h
Use this pattern starting on any note and ending on the same note and you will be able to play any scale in any key.
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Thanks for the info on the notation software .....but the example was an exapmle.......(not to be rude)......though I have been playing the violin for 7 years. So never assume anything. Have a nice day!
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Old 10-01-2008, 11:28 PM
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Default Carl Flesch Scale System

Anybody looking for a good scale book (as there isn't a comprehensive one up here yet; though the Elementary Scales & Arpeggios on here are worth looking at if you don't need all 3 octaves written out on paper) might want to look into Carl Flesch's complete Scale System. It works through all of the keys in succession and provides scales, arpeggios, doms and dims, and double stops in all forms in all octaves. (Mine was about $25 when I ordered it)

This online build-your-own scale thing sounds intriguing however. Anybody know if there's one out there or in the works?
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