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Marathon Scales
by
Dr. Paul Wirth
Marathon Scales
In all 24 Keys
Fingering and patterns set by


Dr. Paul Wirth


h = 60-85 1


1 1


C Major

2
3 4 1

& 4 ..
1 2 3 1 2



2
3
1 1

? 42 .. 3
5

1


4 3 4
2 1 4
3
4

() 3

4 3 4

4
3

.
.
3

&
2 3 1


1 4 3 2 1

1 1
? ..
1


1 1 1

1
5 2 3 4 5 4 3 2

# #
5


1 3


4 1

# # # #
A minor


3 4 1


& .. # # #
2


? .. #
3 4 3 1 1 1
3 4

1 3 2 1 4

(4)
#
3 4 3

..
4

& # # #
1. 2.


3 1 1 1 4 3 2

#
#
? .
b
. b

1 1
1
1
1 5 1 5 2 3 4
Marathon Scales 3




1 1
1 4


1 1


F Major

.. 1
&b



2 3 4 1 2 3 1


? .. 4 3 2 1 3 2
3 4 1
3 1

b 5
1

4 3 4

(4)

3 4

b .. b
&
3
4



..
1 4 3 2 1 2 3 1

?
1 1

b b
1
1
1 1
5 2 3 4 5 4 3 2



1 1

# # #
3 5
1


D minor 1

..
# # # #
&b
1


2 3 4 1


? # #
.. #
4 3 1

b
1 1

4 3
3
2 1 4
1 3

(4)
& b # ..
3 4 3 1. 2.
4

# # #
.. b
3 1 1 3 1 3 2 1

? # #
b b
1
1 1 1

1 5 5 3 1 2
Marathon Scales


4

1

b ..
Bb Major 1

&b
1

? b ..
2 3 1 2 3
3 1

b
4


1 4 3
3 2 4


3
2 1
3


3 4

b ..
4 3

b
&


4 3

? b ..
1

b
4 2 1 1

1 1 1
1
1

#
Jump to sign

b # #

1 1

&b .. 2 3
G minor

# #
4 1 1

? b # #
b .. #
3 4 3 2 1 2 3 1 3
4

3 2 3 4 5 4 3 2

1 3 3 4 3

2 1 4

# 3

5

b # #
4

# # 3
3

&b ..
4

? b # #
# ..
1 3


1 1

b


1

1 2 3 2 4 3 2
1

%
1

#
1

# #
3 5
1 4 1


bb
3 4

& # #
3


1 3 2 1

? b14 34 2 34 1 # b
b
1 1

b 1
1
1 5 3 1 2
Marathon Scales 5



1 3


1 4

b .
1


Eb Major 1

b
& b .

3 1 2 3 4 1 2 3


? b b ..
4 2 1

b
4 3

3
4

4 3 2 1 3
3 2 1

()

3 4

b .. b b b
4

b
& b
3 4



.. b
3 4 3 2 1 2 3 1

? b
bb bb
1 1

1 1 1

1
1
3 4 5 4 3


3 2 2

n n
1 1

n n
5


3 3


1 4

b n n n
C minor 1

&bb .. 2 3
n n
n
1


4 1


? b n n n
.. n
4 3

bb
1


1 1

4 3
3 1 1
4
1 3 2 1

bb b ..
3 1. 2.

&
4

? b n
3 1

.. b
3 1 3 1 4

bb n b

1 1
1 1 5 3 1 2
6 Marathon Scales


1 1

bb .
b
& b .
Ab Major

1


..
3 1

? bb
3 4 1 2

bb
3


1 4 2 1 3
3 3
4
3 2


1 3

bb ..
&bb
4

4
1
1 ..
3 1 4

? bb
1

bb 1
1 1
4 2 1

1
Jump to sign

n
1 1

b
n n
& b bb ..
1


F minor

n n

1 2 3 1 1

? bb b .
n n
3 4 3 2 1 2 3 4

b .
4 3

n 3 4 3


1 3 4
3 2 3 4 5 4 3 2

bb b n n
4 3

..
4

& b n n n
3


4 3


? bb1 n n
..
4 1 4

bb
1 1

n
%12 3 2 4 2 2 3
1
1
1

1 n
1

bb b b n n
n n
4

&
4 1 2 1 3

1 1 b
? bb n b
bb
2 3 1 1
1 4 3 4 2 3 4 1


1 5 3 1 2
Marathon Scales 1 7


1 2 1 4


1 1

bb .
1

b
Db Major

& bb .

3 4 1


2 3 1 2

? b b ..
bbb
4 3 4 1 2 1

4 3

3 2 1 3
3 2 1 4

()

3 4


bbb
3 4

b 3.
& b .
3 4


2 3 2 1 3 1 2 3

? bb 1 ..
bbb
1



1
1
1
1 1
3 2 3 1 2 1 3 2


n n
4 3 4


1 1

n
1 1

bb .
Bb minor
b b
& b 1 . n n n n

1


1
2 3 4

? b b .. n n
b b b n
3 4 3 2 3 4 1 1

3 4
4
2 1
1 4 3 2 1 3

n
3

bb
4

& b b b n n ..
1. 2.
3 4


n
n
3 1 3 1 2 3

? bb .. b
3 1 3 4 3 2

bbb n
b

1
1
1 1
1 1 2 1 1
3 2 1 2 1 2 3
Marathon Scales
8

Jump to sign

b
& b b b b b ..
1


Gb Major



1 2 3

? b b b b .. 3

2 3 2 3 1 2 3


4 1


b b 1 4
4

4 3

2 1 3 2
4



1 4

bb b b
3
1 3 1 3 2

..
1

& bb
4 3 4


? bbb 3
3 4 3

..
1

bbb
1
1


2 1 2



1 1

% 1 12 3 4 3 5 4 3 2 13 1 1


bb b b
4 3 4

& b b
3 4

2 3 2 1 3 12 3

? bb b 3 43 23 1
bbb
2 1
1 1 1

1


1
4 3 41 2 1 4 3

n
1 1


Eb minor 1

n n n
1

bbb .
2 3 1

b
4 1

& b b .
n n n

? b b b b .. n 4 3

bb
3

3 4

( ) 4
2 1 3 4

n n
3

bb b b n n n ..
4

& bb n n
3 1. 2.



1 3 1 23

b
4 1 3 4 3 2

? bbb n
.. b
2 3 1

bbb
1 1 1

1

1 1
1 2 14 3 2 1 3 1
2 3
Marathon Scales 9
Jump to sign

#### .
1

& # .
B Major 1




? # # # # ..
1 2 3 1 2 3 4 1

#
4 3


3 2 1
4 3 4 3

4 3 2 1


3
4

#### 3 4
1 5

..
& #
3

? ####
3

..
1 1 1

#
4 1


1 1
1

%
1


1 2 32 4


4 3


1 3

#
## #
& #
4

1 2 1 4 3 4 1 2
3



? ####
1

1 4
4 1 3 2 3 1 1

#
1 1

2 3 2 1


4 3
1 1


1 1


G# minor 1

#### .
4


3 1 2 3

& # .
# 2 1 3
? # # # ..
4 3 4

#
(3 )
1 4 3
3 2 1 3 2


3 4

#
4

## #
3

4 3 4 1 2.
4

# .
1. 2.

&
3 3


43 432


#
? ## # .. n
2 1 1

# n
1 1 1

1
1 1 3 2 1 4 1 3 2 34

Marathon Scales
10


1 1

#### .

1


E Major 1

& .

1 2 3 1 2 3 4 1


? # # # # ..
3 4

4 3 4

2 1 3 2 1
5 4 3

()

5 1 3


1 4

####
3

& ..
4


1 2 1 4 3 4 12

? #### ..
3 1 1 1 1


1
1
1 1
5 3 1 2 3 2 1 4



1 1

# # #
3 3

#### . 3 1
1 4


C# minor
# # # #
2 3 41 2 3

& .

# # #
? # # # ..
#
3 4 1 2 1 1

3 4

3 4
3

#### #
3 4

# # ..
3 1. 2.

&
4

#

#
3
3 4 3 4 1 2 4 3

? #### 1 .. n
4 3 2

#
n
1 1

1 1
1 3 1 4 1
3 2 3 4
(1)
Marathon Scales 11
Jump to sign

### .
1



A Major 1

& .
1


? # # # ..

1 2 3 1 2 3 4 1
4


5 4 3 2 3 4
4
1


1 3 2


# # #
1 3 4
1 5

..
3 4

&
3


1
..
4 3

? ###
1 1

1
3 1 1 1

1
%1 1 2 3 2 4

###
4 3 4 3

&
1 2 14 3 4 12
4
3


? ### 1 1

1
4 3 2 1


3 1 1
1


51 2 3 4 32 1

#
1 1 1

### .
1

# #
F# minor

#
1

.
1

& # #
#

? # # # .. # 4 3 4 3

()
3 2 1 4

# #
3


3 4


3 4

#
# # # # # 4
# # 3 4 3 4 1 2 .. 3 4 3 4 3 2
3


1. 2.

&

? ### 1 1 n
2 1 1

# .
1 1

. n
1

1 4 1 4 1 34
Marathon Scales
12

## .
D Major


1

& .

1 2 3 1 2 3 4 1


? # # ..
3 4

4 3 4
1
1 3 2
3 2
5 4



5 1 3


1 4

##
3

& 4
4

..
3


..
1 4 3 2 1 2 3 1

? ##
3 1 1


1 1

1
1
1
1
5 1 2 3 4 3 2 1



5 1 3


1 1

# # #
B minor
## .
1 1


2 3 4 1

& . # # # #

# #
? # # ..
1 1

#
3 4

3 4

2 1 3 4
4 3

## #
4 3 4

& # # ..
1. 2.
3 4

# #
1 2 3 1

? ## n
3 1 4 3 2

# .
.
n
1
1

1 1
1 4 1 4 2 3 4
(1)
Marathon Scales 13
Jump to sign

# .
1



G Major

& .
1



? # ..
1 2 3 4 1


1 2 3



3 4

3 4
4
2 1


5 4 3 2 1 3


# 3 4
1 3 4
1 5

& ..

3



4 3

?# ..

3 1 1
1 1


1 1

%1 4 1 2 3 2 4

1

#
4 3 1
4 3

&
3



1 4 3 2 1 2 3 1

?#
2


3 1 4 3 4 1 1
1
1


1 1
52 3 4 5 4 3 2

# # #
5


E minor 4

# # # # #
1 1 1 3 3
1 1 4

# . #
1

& . # # #
2 3 41

#
? # .. #
1 1 1


3 4 3 1 1

3 4

1 3 214

# . n

3 4

.
1. 2.

& #
3


1 2 3 1


3 1 4 3 2

?# # n n
.. n
1

1

1
1 5 1
5 2 3 4 5