hi all,

i need to find a good fingering chart for all scale runs on the piano. any good link or pdf file ?


thanks in advance
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when you say "all scales" you're talking hundreds if not thousands of scales (if you count all twelve keys).

there is a site "scaleopia" which attempts to catalog every scale known to humankind. while it has a huge number of scales, there are a few important ones that are not in there.

https://www.geocities.com/scaleopia/  


when you say "scale runs" what do you mean? what is your definition of a "scale run"? a series of fast notes that goes either up or down step-wise through the scale? or do you mean fast scalar passages that include non-stepwise motion?


in any case, fingerings can be quite subjective and even fingerings that have been more or less agreed upon by the majority of pianists can still be subject to debate (sometimes quite heated).


you'll find that between personal preference and simple logic you can always work out your own fingerings (which will stick better in your mind and fingers if you work it out yourself than if someone spoon-feeds you the information).

if, in fact, a fingering chart for the dozens of scales commonly used in jazz exists, chances are that about half of the forum members here would disagree with the authors' conclusions.
hi,
i think the fingering 1231234 works for most scales either in its purest form or in a permutation. bb scale is an example of a permutation.

bb c d eb f g a   see what i mean?
4   1 2 3 1 2 3
(2)

nihonjin
with runs i mean not just one octave scale (generally finish on finger 5, so you can't keep up/down), and with "all scales" i mean the 4 or 5 most used. thx 7.

great links rid!!, just what i was looking for.
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