and for dominant sevenths starting between Bb and Eb. for scales in the keys of E to G: .INTRODUCTION . Note that the position moves are the same.:. . .:.A For arpeggios in the keys of E to A.er positions on the instrument. 1 suggest the .iri\e system to be written above the notation..2 .::=s uill enable the student to retain familiarity with . : . ~ j u i n fingering g patterns for the second octave of al1 . h o u g h the fingering patterns within these moves are ~5~1ous different ly for the major.iihers have their own ways of fingering scaies.ind for scales in the keys of Ab to Eb: B major arpeggio major B minor arpeggio A minor melodic E major dominant seventh A minor harmonic 1 hope that my suggestions may help in bringing a greater fluency and understanding to the student's technical awareness. RODNEY STEWART . melodic and tarmonic minor scales. . and for dominant sevenths starting between E and A. 1 have in this book placed my own : Y rnsath the notes so that there is room for an .:bis in mind.. . ..--: :<>u. : ..¡cales.. . suggested fingerings in the bottom octave of the . the following fingering is suggested: (3) (3) (3) 1 ' 1 major arpeggio F minor arpeggio E major BL major dominant seventh E rninor melodic and for the keys of Bb t o Eb. the following: E minor harmonic 11 1 11 . r~.

. rhythm as shown..m I V L I I I I r i uni I I rna 1 t harmonic 0 I I I ' L 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 4 r 2 4 1 2 1 4 F 0 4 2 o u B minor2 harmonic GRADE 2: Scales & Arpeggios Scales: (a) separate bows. rhythm as shown. even notes GROUP I 1 or GROUP 112 at candidate's choice B b major' 1 . Arpeggios: separate bows. even notes F major Bb major A minor harmonic E minor harmonic A B 2176 .. two quavers to a bow Arpeggios: separate bows.GRADE 1: Scales & Arpeggios Scales: separate bows. (b) slurred as shown. .

(b) pizzicato GROUP 1' or GROUP 112 at candidate's choice ' niajor ' I :rninor ' ( .A minor12 harmonic . even notes. minor2 nielodic or C.A minorI2 rnelodic . rhythm as shown.GRADE 3: Scales & Arpeggios Scales: (a) separate bows. two quavers to a bow. (c) pizzicaro Arpeggios: (a) separate bows. (b) slurred as shown. minorZ harmonic .

) B minor l melodic B minor ' harmonic D minor2 melodic D minor2 harmonic GRADE 3: Dominant Seventh (a) separate bows. even notes. (b) pizzicato GROUPS 1 & 11 Key of D starting on A .GRADE 3: Scales & Arpeggios (cont.

\rpeggios: (a) separate bows. (c) pizzicato GROUP 1' or GROUP 112 at candidate's choice C minorI2 harmonic major . (b) slurred as shown. three notes to a bow.GRADE 4: Scales & Arpeggios Scales: (a) separate bows. two quavers to a bow. (c) pizzicato . even notes. (b) slurred as shown. rhythm as shown.

) C# minorl melodic C# minor harmonic ' D minor2 harmonic E minor2 melodic E minor2 harmonic .8 GRADE 4: Scales & Arpeggios (cont.

(b) pizzicato ctarting on A starting on E GRADE 4: Dominant Seventh (a) separate bows.9 GRADE 4: Chromatic Scales (a) separate bows. even notes. (b) pizzicato Key of F starting on C . even notes.

(b) slurred as shown. rhythm as shown. (c) pizzicato Arpeggios: (a) separate bows.1o GRADE 5: Scales & Arpeggios Scales: (a) separate bows. (c) pizzicato G R O U P 1' o r G R O U P 112a t candidate's choice G # minor2 melodic G # minor2 harmonic D major ' D minor' melodic D minor ' harmonic major . two beats t o a bow. three notes t o a bow. (b) slurred as shown. even notes.

.GRADE 5: Scales & Arpeggios (cont.) t niinor melodic 7 1. m i n ~ r ' ~ harmonic E minorlZ melodic E minor12 harmonic .

even notes.GRADE 5: Chromatic Scales (a) separate bows. even notes. even notes. (b) pizzicato Key of A starting on E GRADE 5: Diminished Seventh (a) separate bows.. (b) pizzicato starting on A starting -. (b) pizzicato starting on A Printed i n England by Caligraving L i m i t e d T h e t f o r d Norfolk .n starting on E GRADE 5: Dominant Seventh (a) separate bows.

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