November 15, 2018


After carefully analyzing the Diatonic Major and Minor Scales by Andrés Segovia, I have discovered that there are only eight different “movable” shapes. DIATONIC MAJOR and MINOR SCALES. By ANDREs ssoovm. Andrea Angelí. Via i n°. Tel.i l. Firenze. The thoughtful musician who . Our selection of quality classical guitars is available by the same mail order service and by audition in your ic Major and Minor Scales | SEGOVIA.

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C m form 4 sharps These primary patterns are found in most of the remaining scales. Domenico Di felice marked it as to-read Dec 28, See and discover other items: For instance I alternate between rest stroke and free stroke, work on planting, vibrato and slurring them, left hand thumb placement. These major and minor scales make frequent use of a shift finger for easy and rapid position changes.

Once you’ve learned the scale patterns you concentrate on the sound and get that assimilated. Has anyone come across a good overview of how to fully grasp the concepts those scales are trying to teach?

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But, it will familiarize anyone with the fret board if they work through it. A Verified Buyer is a user who has purchased the reviewed product through our store. These scales are good for practicing dexterity as well as shifting your left hand down the fretboard.


Please click on the link in the confirmation email we just sent you to submit your question. You may also enter a personal message. Also found a site that teaches scale theory specifically for guitar – http: A myth has been built around “segovia” scales which is completely disproportionale to their benefit.

I don’t think other classical instruments do scales to replicate them in repertoire but for building a stronger technique. Take a look around the forum and you’ll find lots of dicussion about doing scales. Like I said before, take your time learning these. These items are shipped from and sold segova different sellers. Close X Saved to Music List. Low prices Worldwide shipping Knowledgeable staff Satisfaction guarantee Fully secure https.

Diatonic Major and Minor Scales by Segovia – Classical Guitar

I can’t seem andrfs just alternate them the way Segovia says to. You can extend this up to the 19th fret and back. Music Lists are as unique as the musician!

Like you, I am intenting to use these as practice and warm up excercises. Love the care and attention I always get feom buying from here.

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We value your input. Turns out there are only eight patterns.


For example, the major C pattern beginning at the third fret of the 5the string and ending on the 8th fret of the first string can also be used to play the Db CD, Eb D scales. I realise that this would not be the case with you Scott but I know from diatonuc students for exams in the past that, more often than not, they didn’t even know what notes they were playing in such instances. If he practices them two hours a day, he will correct faulty hand positions, gradually increase the strength of the fingers, and prepare the joints for later speed studies.

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Diatonic Major and Minor Scales

So I would definitely recommend putting in the time to learn your scales, though I would start with open position, and work my way through each position up the neck before I began with Segovia. By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy.

This is not to say that I don’t ever play scales, particularly scale diatonci, and this is the approach that Giulio has also used. Verified Reviewer What is a Verified Reviewer. Your review was sent successfully and is now waiting for our staff to publish it. Click On Each Image to Zoom.