December 6, 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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This is not to say that I don’t ever play scales, particularly scale bursts, and this is the approach that Giulio has also used. 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 andrees neck before I began with Segovia.

Diatonic Major and Minor Scales

diatobic It’s true that practicing two-octave scales in all positions in all keys isn’t going to be that useful to a classical player – it’s much more useful to jazzers, who use scales in their improvisations constantly. Great inventory, segpvia service, reliable shipping. He does play pieces of music extraordinarily well however. F 6 sharps iv. I can definitely mqjor the use in practicing such things, but I think if you’re just learning scales, multi-position leaps aren’t the way to start – that should come later.


I would suggest googling either “circle of fifths or “diatonic function” and selecting the wikipedia link from the results. There are 24 major and minor scales which cover the entire fret board. The scales, along with Segovia’s Slurs and Chromatic Octives, and his recommended Many players do and my hat’s off to them.

The same applies to the other patterns. However am also interesting in learning the music theory along with it.

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I’ve not found a better scale system that takes you all over the neck and doesn’t restrict you to the traditional box form for scales. I do the entire Segovia Scales, a chromatic scale, a series of one position scales, scale bursts and alternation bursts. B 5 sharps iii. Is it a good teaching tool? If you have any suggestions or comments on the guidelines, please email us.

Many hours of frequently futile ecercises can be condensed into one hour of scales. Your review was sent successfully and is now waiting for our staff to publish it.

scalex Used to contact you regarding your review. Tell a friend or remind yourself about this product. A Verified Buyer is a user who has purchased the reviewed product through our store. I found this a powerful tool; playing my rep’s technical excerpts after my hands are ‘hot and cookin’. A myth has been built around “segovia” scales which is completely disproportionale to their benefit. You May Also Like. LC PDF your lucky, you came here.


These items are shipped from and sold segova different sellers. I’m at the point where I’ve memorized the C scale and am working on what I think is the A Minor scale.


Guitar sheet music Publisher: Bbm 5 flats 5. Bb 2 flats 4. Gm 2 flats 3. Remarkable and easily playable, this classic gem utilizes the scale techniques learned in this book and is suitable for solo performance by todays modern guitarist. Your review was sent successfully and is now waiting for our staff to publish it.

These scales are good for practicing dexterity as well as shifting your left hand down the fretboard.

Diatonic Major and Minor Scales by Segovia – Classical Guitar

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