The Art of Piano Fingering

Chapter 4 - Scales in Thirds, Tenths, Sixths and Contrary motion

These scales are all variations on the normal diatonic scale, so the fingering for each hand is the same as for unison scales. Detailed fingering charts, therefore, are not given, as the charts for major and minor scales can always be referred back to. As the two hands are not playing in unison, it is doubly important to be extremely familiar with the tonality of the scale and its ‘feel’ on the keyboard. Before practising one of these scales hands together, practise each hand separately until the fingers feel thoroughly familiar with the layout of the scale on the keyboard....

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