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#1446538 - 05/30/10 09:41 AM Scales and Pieces
vladimiroir Offline
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Registered: 04/06/10
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hello guys... what do u think if i really master all of the type of scales ( all minors, diminished, locrian and all) and get it up to tempo like around presto(~200)? will it help me in making my playing more smoother? my teacher thinks so too.,, but want to hear your thoughts... thnx in advance


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#1446539 - 05/30/10 09:45 AM Re: Scales and Pieces [Re: vladimiroir]
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if you can actually do that, you'll be greater than Godowsky..

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#1446551 - 05/30/10 10:22 AM Re: Scales and Pieces [Re: jeffreyjones]
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Why not try for 208? The extra 8 will give you an even greater advantage.
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#1446588 - 05/30/10 12:25 PM Re: Scales and Pieces [Re: stores]
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Are you playing crotchets?
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#1446652 - 05/30/10 02:58 PM Re: Scales and Pieces [Re: Nyiregyhazi]
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Yes--I agree that it will certainly help--if you do it correctly!

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