so there is a basic way to play chromatic scale (i.e. playing every note) with the fingering of 1 3 1 3 1 2 etc.
(NOTE: in this post I start the fingering from middle C)
Let's say I want to do that with my left hand. I found out that fingering is basically the same, for ascending 1 3 1 3 2 1
for descending : 1 2 3 1 3..
and while with my right hand I do have a decent speed, I can't playing it in the same speed with my left hand (nor ascending or descending). How can I gain some speed with my LH, playing the "regular" chromatic scale?
More interesting stuff:
check Valentina in this video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwc-nmyPm4I
she does there some intersting scales. There is also way to play chromatic scale, but not in the usual method..
take this for example: C C# D Eb C#(<) D Eb E D(<)
(< means you go back the keyboard and play the note again)
In words it means you play the chromatic scale, but go back for every 4 notes you play, two steps back.
You can think the same pattern for descending also, where I find it way harder. even more harder done with the left hand.
My question is: what is the proper fingering for this kind of scale (I think this is the word..) ? some exercises / tipes would be great.
here is another example just came out to me:
(Descending, LEFT HAND: )
A Ab G F# Ab(>) G F# F G(>) F# F E .. again the '<' (next to Ab for example) means you repeat that note.
This is one of the things I really wish to know.. may someone finger this for me?
Thanks for reading, I hope I made my point clearly.