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prashanth
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christmascandle

hi friends greetings of loveheart

how many scales should we learn in the first position ?violin

i can play A,D, F, C,G,B-flat, E-flat, A-flat,(Majors)

Am, Bm, Em, Dm,(Minors)violin-1267

 

Is there any other scales that we can play on the first position ?dazed

is there any order of learning scales ?

if it is a wrong question please excuse me and correct me.bunny-headbang

thanks in advance.

 

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I would try to learn them all, but start with the simpler ones.

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christmascandle

hi Duane,thank you for the replay...smile

i would like to know the number of scales in the first position.

will please tell me..

thanks in advance.

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Hopefully you have noticed that all the major scales follow the same pattern of whole steps and half steps.  You ought to be able to hear that they are all in a way the same.  They differ in their starting points (the tonic or name of the scale). 

The minor scales have their own pattern too.

And there is a simple relationship between the major and minor scales.

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Fiddlerman
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December 6, 2013 - 5:42 pm
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Obviously you can play them all.
Besides all major and minor scales you can also work on chromatic scales. All in first position if you like. :-)

See all of your scales below in the circle of fifths:
Circle_of_fifths.gif

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christmascandle

Thank you RosinedUp and Fiddlerman,

for the wonderful answers smile

circle of 5th is a great informative.banana

 

 

 

 

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