Major Scales Memorization?

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  1. gmonady

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    Why do we learn grammar and sentence structure? So we can speak.

    [I know, I am still working on that task, but I have my scales down... sucker!!!]
     
  2. Sethoflagos

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    But is it music?......

     
  3. tjcombo

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    Thanks for that Seth. I took a multi-dimensional/holistic view and found that this clip was also quite enjoyable with the sound turned down :evil:
     
  4. tobylou8

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    There's a whole lot of kindling in that video! :roll:
     
  5. tjcombo

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    Certainly is. The violinist on the left could light my fire!
     
  6. Cornyandy

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    They were only playing 007 +1 notes. (And Connery would have done it better) Join the bad puns Q here.
     
  7. mgcoleman

    mgcoleman Mezzo Forte User

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    I don't think I would pay money to listen to that...well, maybe a penny.
     
  8. Cornyandy

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    Was that the merest spectre of a joke there. You Smershed it
     
  9. trickg

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    I disagree to a point. Once scales are learned and learned well, the brain associates the fingerings and pattern of the scale to a key, which when heard by the ear automatically translates to the fingers so that they want to follow a particular pattern. The fact that we've learned the scales out of any particular context is irrelevant - our brains fill in the rest, and when you've been doing it long enough, all you have to do is glance at the key signature and your fingers automatically know what fingerings to use, and that comes from learning scales...or at least that's how I view it. It's probably not quite that simple because when you really stop to think about it, in order to successfully play music, there are so many tasks, correlations and intuitions our brains just automatically do, that it goes far beyond our cognitive thinking about it.
     
  10. Rapier

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    I never realised Americans did that. ROFL
     

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