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An exercise for "cleaning up" the chromatic scale.
Chromatic Clean-up for the lower register
How to clean up the bottom register of the chromatic scale. This exercise is in DAILY WORKOUTS.
Middle Register Chromatic Clean-up
Clean-up the chromatic scale from second-line G# to high C. This exercise is in DAILY WORKOUTS.
How to approach the altissimo
Building the highest notes in the altissimo register takes diligent practice. Here's a way to build it - one note at a time - so that tone quality is not compromised. This exercise is in THE BREAK.
Altissimo Exercise to High F
The altissimo notes from high C to the highest F are explained.
There's always another way to practice scales.
Do you practice your scales one way, all of the time? Eventually, we stop 'thinking' about them. Here's a way to practice scales that encourages finger memory, and helps develop the ability to recognize scale patterns within any given piece.
Articulated 8's explained
This exercise is a 'must-do' for anyone who plays Rose Studies. Teach yourself the 8 common articulation groupings away from the music and watch your sightreading improve!
Articulated 8's demo
ALL IN ONE
Practice smart with an exercise that covers major and minor scale keys, both tongued and slurred, plus register shifts to help develop consistent tone from low to middle register - "all in one" exercise.