Segovia Scales – Andres Segovia () Tabbed by: Treccina Email: [email protected] DIATONIC MAJOR AND MINOR SCALES “The student. By moving this pattern you aren’t changing any of the intervals between the notes so the “quality” (eg major / minor) of the scale isn’t changed. Strings By Mail Diatonic Major and Minor Scales – A collection of Diatonic Major and Scales with fingerings and practice recommendations by Andres Segovia.

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When I started practicing them, my only concern was to use the scales as a warm-up exercise, but after a while I discovered that they were useful for many aspects of classical guitar technique and also as a good way to learn all the notes on the fret.

Mistake I made was to practice these scales too focused on speed while ignoring tone, rhythm, and hand position. I will take a look at the Segovia Scales because learning and enlightenment comes from many sources. Jim Simpson December 10, at Hi simon, thanks for your post about the segovia scales.

I have been using your daily scales book since I joined CGC and find it very helpful. Simon December 10, at Scales and arpeggios can provide a very deep resource for any musician. However, I did not maintain practicing them for long enough to say that I am deeply engrossed in them; what I learned from practicing them is rather hidden. Was that a difficult thing to do?


Simon December 10, sdales 9: I face a lot of obstacles to learning classical guitar, but keeping things simple lately has been a good thing — concentrating on the 10 Progressive Pieces for Classical Guitar. Arpeggios are an excellent tool for developing all sorts of different movements in the right hand. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

They ascend and descend like countless other scales have done over the centuries. I say physical, because sonority and its infinite shadings are not the result of stubborn will power but spring from the innate excellence of the spirit.

Diatonic Major and Minor Scales

Hi David, Sound interesting! Greg White December 12, at 2: I once got the advice from Pepe Romero to work them regularly!

In this article I want to answer the very practical questions I often receive from guitar students, which sound regularly like this: We may take his scale set for granted today, but when he compiled and fingered his collection of scales, the young Segovia was demonstrating his visionary approach to the instrument along with an innovative courage that elevated our instrument to the concert stage. You are connected as.


James Brass December 12, at 5: Simon December 11, at Rian December 10, at Thank you for posting a review! Marilynn Stark December 10, at 9: Your question will appear on the site once someone answers it.


They can be graded for beginners through advanced, fiatonic they can also include harmonic cadences to delve into the key of each scale. The replay of tonight should be available for a while so if you want to see a bit of it, it should still be there after your trip. I am also making the progress journal part of my plan too. Segovia uses a lot of shifting in his scales, which gives a workout to that aspect of your technique.

There are pros and cons to all manner of scale forms. Heike Matthiesen December 10, at Was this review helpful?

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Dave Belcher December 13, at 1: Guitar Strings Guitar Strings Back. So what I understand is scales are good for practicing techniques staccato, shifting, left hand position, speed etc. I have been playing the Segovia Scales on imnor off since Hi dear Simon Thank you for this great article.