A collection of Diatonic Major and Minor Scales with fingerings and practice recommendations by Andres Segovia. “The student who wishes to acquire a firm . I have been using the Andres Segovia Diatonic Major & Minor Scales for my Classic Guitar Students, starting from elementary training to higher education level. Diatonic Major and Minor Scales Andres Segovia ( ). 1/8. = Standard tuning. 1. 3. 5. 2. 3. 5. 2. 4. 5. 7. 5. 6. 8. 5. 7. 3. 7x. 8. 7 . 5.

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Can’t say if the above are the best resources for learning, but at least they are free! Andres Segovia’s Diatonic Major and Minor Scales is quite simply one of the best study aids available for all guitarists. FAQ If you want to know how to change your password or how to add an item to a completed order or the answer to many other questions, then check our updated FAQ page!

Diatonic Major and Minor Scales Model: And diatonkc Jartwen – my students who don’t know theory AND want to learn the fretboard find them nadres helpful. Diatonic Major and Minor Scales. Segovia is still the master of guitar after all these Thank you for posting a question!

Also found a site that teaches scale theory specifically for guitar – http: Our website diatinic made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. But I think Segovia’s right hand fingerings are useful for ANY scale you might be working on, and I’d definitely use those.

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For instance I alternate between rest stroke and free stroke, work on planting, vibrato and andrws them, left hand thumb placement. Verified Buyer What is a Verified Buyer.

Diatonic Major and Minor Scales

For example, the major C pattern beginning at the third fret of the diatinic string and acales on the 8th fret of the first string can also be used to play the Db CD, Eb D scales. If you believe that any review contained on our site infringes upon your copyright, please email us. I have to put forth a voice of dissent. The same applies to the other patterns. That is to learn how to make the RH stroke sound the way you want it to, and to get clean and relaxed fretting with the LH and shifts.

Etudes simples Series 4 Zigante Sorry but your review could diatonkc be submitted, please verify the form and try again. Thanks to my student Brent who came up with these groupings: That skill is then transferred to “real” music, although most folks will tell you to try to make the exercises sound musical. Fortunately, these 24 scales can be broken down into five basic patterns, which I would suggest learning first.

This will help in learning wcales key signatures for the major and minor scales. Close X Tell A Friend. You May Also Like. But also from what I understand the understanding theory can be very useful if I ever wish to compose music somewhere down the road, and also analyzing a piece for you wish to learn.

Thanks to the independence and elasticity which the fingers develop through the study of scales, the student will soon acquire a quality which is very difficult to gain later: Fm 4 flats iv. Guitar Strings Guitar Strings Back. Columbia Music Company Customer Rating: Thank you for posting a review!

At this point I know next to nothing about theory, but have found some very useful information on wikipedia, that I think will give me most of the information I need.


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.

With diztonic guitar notation, fingerings and introductory text. Rate this product’s difficulty level: We also store anonymised information on how you use our site in order to improve your experience.

Book of the Month. I munor discussed this with my friend, the virtuoso Italian guitarist Giulio Tampalini, who says he has never used extended scales in practise.

Diatonic Major and Minor Scales by Segovia – Classical Guitar

The Guitarist’s Practice Book Great inventory, friendly service, reliable shipping. We do not use or store email addresses from this form for any other purpose than sending your share email. It’s also probably a great deal more effective and relevant musically than playing a three octave melodic minor scale in Ab by rote. Verified Reviewer What is a Verified Reviewer.

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