Rosie, January 3, 2002 in The Fingerboard, Where do you shift when playing a 3-octave scale, starting from the G string? Powered by Invision Community. Thanks for your suggestions --. I'm a 4-4-4-4 man myself. My band director mentioned the fact that he'd rather us play a 2 octave scale cleanly than play a 3 octave scale dirty. yes, of course. The E sequence I was taught 012-1234 on the lower strings and 0123-123-123-123-123 on the E, and have always come back to it when I've tried other fingerings- it seems to work most smoothly with the least "thinking", as Andy said. In addition, there are links to a printable PDF file and a two octave and a three octave chromatic scale. I do 1-2-3-1-2-3 on the E-string. × Paste as plain text instead, × Also - you may have to think about the change in the finger patern further up the E-string, You could change the pattern for going up the E-string to, 0-1-2-3-1-2-3-1-2-3-1-2-3-1-2-3 (THIS MAY BE THE BEST WAY, BECAUSE IT GETS YOU TO THE TOP G WITHOUT HAVING TO THINK ABOUT IT - and it can be approached from the other strings in several ways. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. You did say a "chromatic scale" - which is every half step. Lesson 31. In addition, there are links to a printable PDF file and a two octave and a three octave chromatic scale. Watch Queue Queue Another way to go is 0-1-2-3-1-2-3 on each string and then follow that up the E string as well. Clarinet Scales. It's basically just playing every single note on your fingering chart in order. Clarinet Three Octave Scale Sheet Music 21:14 on Thursday, January 5, 2006 (Clara F.) Posted by ... Are you sure it`s not 2 octaves? Practicing each one will help you develop smooth and even "nger technique. I love it when I'm sightreading! Clear editor. there are 2 practical ways from the E string. Pasted as rich text. I. Clarinet chromatic scale in two octaves and three octaves. Below are links to the 12 major, melodic, harmonic, and natural minor scales. does anybody like the old 1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1 approach? This video is unavailable. By Thanks for your help. Work on learning this scale 2 and 3 octaves as well. To land on 4th finger for the top G, start the 1-2-3 on the preceding G. The same system works fine for most 3-octave chromatic scales, but you might want to consider 3-3-4-4 or something like that (with a 4-4) for the scales that go too high to comfortably use a different finger for every note. ), 0-1-2-1-2-3-4-1-2-3-4-1-2-3-4 (But you have to think.). Contents: 3 rd register fingerings revised and explained, Exercise 53, scale and arpeggio of E major top octave, scale of E major for three octaves, metre for 3-octave scales explained, arpeggio of E major for three octaves, Practice Plan 30. Your link has been automatically embedded. I liked the 1-2-1-2 method pretty well when I practiced. People do it with octaves and tenths all the time. I do 1-2-3-1-2-3 on the E-string. I don't know if it's worth the risk or not. Then you can either go 1-2-1-2-1-2-1-2, etc or you can go 1-2-3-1-2-3-1-2-3-1-2-3, etc. Clarinet Scales. This is a printable three-octave chromatic scale written for the clarinet I try to avoid slides such as 1-1-2-2-3-3 etc. Whatever you do, however, I think it is good to get a pattern that you always stick to -- after all there is only one chromatic scale, it just gets started and ended on different notes. I also want to echo Andy's point that there is only one chromatic scale, and that therefore settling on a consistent pattern is important. Followed by, E string - 1st ( shift up the position again). Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible. Copyright 2019 Maestronet Typically, clarinets start on G, but any note is fine. From that point you are on your own. I still am not comfortable with it, and I'm not sure if I should play it 3 Octaves. Your previous content has been restored. For me, it would depend on how far I was going to play a chromatic scale, and if I was practicing it as a three-octave scale, what I hoped to take "home" for the rest of my life from such practice. The 1-1-1-1 would work pretty well too but I don't think the judges would like it too much... Last year they only wanted two octaves, but now it's three. Major and melodic minor scales from memory (minimum 2 octaves); chromatic scale (from low E, minimum 3 octaves) Sight-reading; NOTE: Students who have had bass clarinet as their primary instrument in high school may play one piece on bass as long as the other is played on soprano clarinet. When I play a G major or G minor scale, I play in the first position on the G and D strings - shift to third position 1st finger on the A string for the D and to the 6th position 1st finger D on the E string and end on the 4th finger G. I go down the same way.