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#2103501 - 06/16/13 08:16 PM Re: Why learn scales? [Re: balalaika]  
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#2103506 - 06/16/13 08:23 PM Re: Why learn scales? [Re: malkin]  
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Originally Posted by malkin
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Go back to your school and learn how civilized people suppose to behave in public.

#2103546 - 06/16/13 09:25 PM Re: Why learn scales? [Re: balalaika]  
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I believe this thread ran out of steam... Let's let it go... tired

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#2103550 - 06/16/13 09:26 PM Re: Why learn scales? [Re: montunoman]  
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(one way to surely NOT let a thread die is to keep replying to it! eek )

#2103575 - 06/16/13 10:26 PM Re: Why learn scales? [Re: red-rose]  
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Speaking of which, I was sorting my library and came across this tome. If you really want to learn scales and become a truly artistic and phenomenal player, pick up a copy of Alberto Jonas's 288 page book on scales. Dover has recently republished this century old book.

Just so you know, it contains etudes especially written for it by composer/pianists including: Ferruccio Busoni, Alfred Cortot, Ernst von Dohnanyi, Ossip Garilowitsch, Leopold Godowsky, Josef Lhevinne, Moriz Rosenthal, emil von Sauer, just to name a few.


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#2103654 - 06/17/13 02:50 AM Re: Why learn scales? [Re: John v.d.Brook]  
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Originally Posted by John v.d.Brook
Speaking of which, I was sorting my library and came across this tome. If you really want to learn scales and become a truly artistic and phenomenal player, pick up a copy of Alberto Jonas's 288 page book on scales. Dover has recently republished this century old book.

Just so you know, it contains etudes especially written for it by composer/pianists including: Ferruccio Busoni, Alfred Cortot, Ernst von Dohnanyi, Ossip Garilowitsch, Leopold Godowsky, Josef Lhevinne, Moriz Rosenthal, emil von Sauer, just to name a few.


I remember exploring the re-published collection several months back and remember these two links being of nice value [on the topic]:



For those unfamiliar with her, Sara Davis Buechner is a concert pianist and pedagogue with quite a resume.


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#2103717 - 06/17/13 07:48 AM Re: Why learn scales? [Re: malkin]  
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Originally Posted by malkin
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Well, yes, but in some ways this scale discussion has been in more depth than most, and probably was more valuable.

Previous scale discussions tended to contain too much repetition of "scales are good, do them" with too little reflection on why, and none on how. This one had more thoughtful responses, at least until near the end.


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