The Art of Piano Fingering


Chapter 11 - Arpeggios of the Dominant Seventh

Arpeggios of the dominant seventh are based on the chord of the dominant seventh, i.e. the root, third, fifth and seventh of the dominant chord. The basic fingering is: 1 2 3 4 Example 56 Note that there are two accepted ways of describing these arpeggios: Example 56 can be described either as a dominant seventh on G or as a dominant seventh in C (i.e. the chord of G7 is the dominant chord in the key of C major). In the fingering charts that follow, the dominant sevenths are described according to key. When choosing...

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