Making the case for practicing scales

In my first post, I'm going to try explain why I consider scales to be the basis for practicing a string instrument by giving a few reasons for practicing scales every day: Reason No. 1: Learn from...
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Let's get started...

Before I post the first video demonstrating the most effective way (in my opinion) to practice scales, I wanted to talk about some very basic concepts. 1. Slow motion: This is a very important...
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My Scale System

I wanted to explain the source of the scales that I will post. In my education, I was taught to play scales in several ways: Chaim Taub based his scale exercises on the Flesch book. But he added a...
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C-Major No.1

Here is a video of how I think No. 1 should be executed.Notice the following: I use a metronome I distribute the bow evenly over 8 beats for the scale and 6 for the arpeggios. Shifting is...
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