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Ab Major Scale

Practice playing the Ab Major Scale.


L5A-Playing the Ab Major Scale with the Right Hand (RH)

L5B-Playing the Ab Major Scale with the Left Hand (LH)

L5C-Playing the Ab Major scale with Both Hands (BH)


***Focus on the thumb, middle, and ring finger movement.


Watch as I play the Ab Major Scale for you.

L5A-RH

L5B-LH

L5C-BH

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Lesson 5 - Learning the Ab Major Scale—Posted June 7, 2011


Objectives:  


1.  Identify the notes for the Ab Major Scale.

2.  Play the notes for the Ab Major Scale.


What are we reaching for?  To play all 12 major scales fluently.


Practice playing the Ab Major Scale.

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Tips for playing the Ab Major Scale


  1. For the left hand, use the same fingering you used to play the Bb Major Scale.   
  2. Make sure you get the pinky finger under control.  
  3. Practice each hand separately and slowly.  
  4. Then, practice both hands together.  


Tips for playing the Ab Major Scale, cont.


Remember:  

"If you can play it slowly, you can play it fast."

JGriggs


RH Fingering:

2-index (Ab)

3-middle (Bb)

1-thumb (C)

2-index (Db)

3-middle(Eb)

1-thumb (F)

2-index (G)

3-middle (Ab)

Lesson 1 - C Major Scale

Lesson 2 - F Major Scale

Lesson 3 - Bb Major Scale

Lesson 4 - Eb Major Scale

Lesson 5 - Ab Major Scale

Lesson 6 - Db Major Scale

Lesson 7 - D Major Scale

Lesson 8 - E Major Scale

Lesson 9 - G Major Scale

Lesson 10 - A Major Scale

Lesson 11 - Minor Scales

Lesson 12 - Chord Commotion