- Important Practice Rules (for Economy of Motion)
- Introduction to Major & Minor Scales
- Complete Guide to Major & Minor Scales (Volume 1) — Grades 1-4
- Complete Guide to Major & Minor Scales (Volume 2) — Grades 5-7
- Complete Guide to Major & Minor Scales (Volume 3) — Grades 8-11
ABOUT THIS BOOK: Complete Guide to Major & Minor Scales, Volume 1 (53 pages), written especially for piano teachers and students, introduces the 12 major and minor scales to the beginning to intermediate level student (Grades 1-4). All scales are presented one octave in parallel and contrary motion as well as in parallel thirds, sixths, and tenths indicated with traditional fingerings. In this volume, students learn the 12 major and minor scales one octave at a slow tempo, all key signatures up to five sharps and six flats, and the essential theory concepts of relative major and minor keys. Volume 1 is accompanied with weekly lesson plans freely available to the public on this website, hence, this is not merely a “scale book” but a “complete scale guide” with step-by-step instructions written especially for teachers and students. The manuscript is large, dark, and very easy to read, making this an indispensable guide for teachers’ studios and piano students at the beginning to intermediate levels. Do you have 20 minutes to spare? If yes, then please watch this introductory video that explains all about Volume 1!
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