Sign in with Youtube Sign in with Instagram

Sharon Bill Author & Music Tutor

G Minor Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this G Minor Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

D Minor Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this D Minor Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

G Sharp Minor Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this G# (G Sharp) Minor Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

C Sharp Minor Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this C# (C Sharp) Minor Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

F Sharp Minor Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this F# (F Sharp) Minor Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

B Minor Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this B Minor Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

E Minor Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this E Minor Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

A Minor Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this A Minor Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

Gb (G Flat) Major Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this Gb (G flat) Major Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

Db (D Flat) Major Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this Db (D flat) Major Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

Ab (A Flat) Major Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this Ab (A flat) Major Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

Eb (E Flat) Major Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this Eb (E flat) Major Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

Bb (B Flat) Major Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this Bb (B flat) Major Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

F Major Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this F Major Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

B Major Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this B Major Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

E Major Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this E Major Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

A Major Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this A Major Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

D Major Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this D Major Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

G Major Scales: similar and contrary motion



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. In this G Major Scale music lesson I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

C Major Scales: Beginners Fingering and Performance Tips Music Lesson



Scales are an important part of a regular practise routine. C Major scale is the first scale to practise and I show you hands separately, hands together in similar motion and also in contrary motion over two octaves. In this video tutorial I give tips on how to use the best fingering method with practical tips on posture. I also demonstrate how to give the scale more rhythmic direction and music fluidity.

Circle of Fifths: Everything a Musician Needs to Know



This formula enables you to work out every major and minor key signature and is much quicker than constructing every tone and semitone. I also give some tips and techniques for remembering the order of sharps and flats.

In this video, at 22:30, I refer to my exam technique guide "How to Take ABRSM Theory Grades 1, 2 and 3" available in Paperback and eBook from Amazon (links below to UK and USA sites) and show how this formula is an invaluable exam tool.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0756KRMLK
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0756KRMLK

Scales - Why Bother? All you need to know about playing scales



Scales are a necessary part of all instrument lessons and are a large part of any instrument exam. But why should we bother? In this video I hope to inspire you to want to practise scales and to help you understand why it is so important that they should be an integral part of your practise time at any instrument, not just piano.

I also give a few practical tips to bear in mind each time you sit at a piano to practise scales and how to best practise scales for an exam.