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The FJH First Scale Book

By Victoria Mcarthur

Piano - Elementary
Music Related Texts. The FJH Piano Teaching Library. Instructional, Scales, Chords, Arpeggios and Technique. Instructional book. With standard notation, instructional text and illustrations. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.FJH1266).

Item Number: FJ.FJH1266

ISBN 1-56939-190-4. 9x12 inches.

Provides an introduction to scale theory and technique that can be used after the first few lessons!. Included: major and minor pentascales, chords, apreggios and cadences, one octave major scales (white keys only), major chord inversions, a quick guide to scale fingerings, and more.

  • Part One 
  • Star Chart No. 1 
  • Major Pentascales 
  • Major Arpeggios and Chords 
  • Major Cadences 
  • Minor Pentascales 
  • Minor Arpeggios, Chords, and Cadences 
  • Pentascales 
  • C Major 
  • C Minor 
  • G Major 
  • G Minor 
  • D Major 
  • D Minor 
  • A Major 
  • A Minor 
  • E Major 
  • E Minor 
  • B (C flat) Major 
  • B Minor 
  • F Major 
  • F Minor 
  • B flat Major 
  • B flat Minor 
  • E flat Major 
  • E flat (D sharp) Minor 
  • A flat Major 
  • G sharp (A flat) Minor 
  • D flat Major 
  • C sharp Minor 
  • G flat (F sharp) Major 
  • F sharp Minor 
  • Part Two 
  • Star Chart No. 2 
  • One-Octave Major Scales 
  • Major Chord Inversion 
  • More about Cadences 
  • B Major 
  • One-Octave Minor Scales 
  • Minor Chord Inversions 
  • The Chromatic Scale 
  • Quick Guide to Scale Fingerings 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

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  • 2008-03-11 00:00:00.0 Very effective intro to technique

    I've used this book and those by Snell. I like this one a lot not only because of its format and presentation but also because of the actual exercises. Five-finger patterns, whole scales, chord progressions and inversions (in various parts of the book) are some of the most...

    important essentials for students to wholly know, and this book provides that focus.

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