Print and download in pdf or midi natural minor scales. In this lesson we will learn how to play the d minor scale on trombone. Practicing, using the exercises found in this booklet or in vol. These scales occur much more rarely than do major and minor scales, but are nevertheless common enough that they should be practiced regularly.
The trombone grade 2 exam consists of three pieces, chosen by the candidate from the appropriate lists in the current syllabus, scales and arpeggios, sightreading and aural tests. Start by visualizing and ingraining the minor third relationship of the diminished chord tones in every key there are only 3. Understanding basic music theory open textbooks for hong. The strong chord tones are root, 3 rd, 5 th and 7 th on the dominant chord and root, 3 rd, 5 th and 6 th not 7 th on tonic major and minor chords. The trombone, unlike the many other instrument fingering charts we feature on our website, follows a different kind of chart. C am f and g, transpose and improvise using d major scale or d majorm7 scale. In this lesson we will learn how to play the a minor scale on trombone. Bass trombone craft is designed as a progressive method targeted to high school or college trombone students but can also be useful for. I was young at the time but was hip to pentatonics so his ideas stayed with me. Harmonic minor scales bass clef singing, dream music. A minor pentatonic contains scale degrees 1, b3, 4, 5, and b7. Table of contents 1 all of me 2 all the things you are 3 alone together 4 autumn leaves e minor 5 autumn leaves g minor 6 beautiful love 7 blue bossa 8 blues bb 9 blues f 10 body and soul 11 c minor blues 12 cherokee confirmation 14 days of wine and roses.
The trombone grade 8 exam consists of three pieces, chosen by the candidate from the appropriate lists in the current syllabus, scales and arpeggios, sightreading and aural tests. Label the scale degrees of the major pentatonic scales. Many people begin by playing by ear letting their inner musical ear guide their choice of notes and rhythms. One octave major and minor scales trumpet in bb boltz bands concert c major d major 7 concert a minor b minor concert f major g major 19 concert d minor e minor 25 concert bb major c major 31 concert g minor a minor 37 concert eb major f major 43 v. Jan 20, 2008 learn how to play g minor scales on the trombone in this free video music lesson.
Print and download in pdf or midi blues scales etude. Plscher htuniversityoftoronto presentedtothe facultyofmusiclibrary by coloneloenlsonquirk. Check out our free fingering charts for brass instruments and wind instruments. One octave major and minor scales trombone baritone.
Scales are an important part of every musicians training and form the basic building blocks of most music. C7 bebop scale natural 7 th added c tonic major bebop scale sharp 5 th added. Despite being a crucial part of grade exams, easy marks are often lost due to poor preparation of scales. The major scales are incredibly important to know, and every musician should learn their major scales in all keys on their instrument. Blues scales etude sheet music for trombone download free.
Orchestral excerpts for trombone a collection of authentic parts in the public domain of audition excerpts for trombone compiled into a book. Here are all the major scales on the bass clef along with a printable pdf file to keep with you. Jd keating is a musician, artist and educator from western massachusetts. Total marks in all individual practical exams are 150. A number of tenor trombone books have been adapted for bass trombone with varying degrees of success. But rememberyou dont have to do everything at once. Siama 66etudes inallmajorandminorkeys fortrombone,tuba, bassoon,stringbass mt 172 s62 1922 c. For me that mean picking up the trombone again and get back in the practice room. Answers on page 7 a closer look at the major and minor pentatonic scales in the traditional ionian major and aeolian natural minor scales, there exists a tritone augmented 4 th diminished 5 th between the 4 th and 7 th. The bebop scales add a chromatic passing tone to the basic scales so that strong chord tones occur on the strong beats. To get back in shape, i tried to come up with something to challenge myself with, and the result are these pentatonic trombone licks.
So pentatonic scale has five notes and the blues scale has six. B minor, b minor pentatonic, b dorian asked in trombone slide positions for e major scale. One octave major and minor scales tuba boltz bands concert c major 7 concert a minor concert f major 19 concert d minor 25 concert bb major 31 concert g minor 37 concert eb major 43 v. Playing these only one octave during a single practice session saves time.
Bass clef scale cello sheet music, cello music, trombone. Pentatonic patterns for improvisation sample preparatory exercises below is an example of what i call pentatonic exercise 1 in the key of c major. Natural minor scales trombone sheet music download free. Then you actually play the 3rd, b5, 6th, 7th and the 9th, all the juicy notes of the chord. What are the trombone positions for the b minor scale.
This entry was posted in resource and tagged 3 notes per string, arpeggio, chord, download, fingering, maj7, major 7th, minor pentatonic, pdf, pentatonic scale, positions, scale on october 12, 2014 by jens. The trombone grade 3 exam consists of three pieces, chosen by the candidate from the appropriate lists in the current syllabus, scales and arpeggios, sightreading and aural tests. This post is about the pentatonic scale, and how to use it. One octave major and minor scales tuba johnson creek. You would keep the same notes written, but change the key signature to 2 flats no flats or sharps in treble clef. Bebop scales down and up the bebop scales add a chromatic passing tone to the basic scales so that strong chord tones occur on the strong beats. Challenging, very difficult sequences for bass trombone or tuba in all minor keys. For instance, i f the first chord of a song is c major, like the song chords. This eliminates the two semitones present in the major scale. Also note how this exercise teaches the modes as it revolves through scales starting on each note of the major scale. Advantage scales trombonebaritonebassoon major scales. Cs relative minor pentatonic scale, a minor pentatonic, begins on the 6 th scale degree of the major pentatonic scale shown above. For minor scales, take the corresponding major scale, and add 3 flatsremove 3 sharps.
Kow studies key of the week for trumpet do wnloa d. The aeolian mode, or natural minor scale, is used in various styles of music and is a great way to introduce modal improvisation and tonality. As youll see in the trombone position chart above, the trombone s notes are played by moving the slide. Too often we refuse to take advantage of an opportunity which will allow us a.
There are 12 major scales by sound and 15 major scales by sight. Bass trombone massachusetts music educators association. Tuba major scales circle of fifths sharps c major concert c g major concert g d major concert d a major concert a e major concert e b major concert b. A trip through the 12 blues scales for trombone, baritone, euphonium or any low brass. Nov 21, 2016 the bass clef scale is an easy to learn scale that will widely improve your piano paying. This is a hitormiss process that most jazz players before 1965 had to use to learn their trade. If you still want to know what play over a bm7 chord then i suggest you play one of the following scales. Lets take a look at what makes the aeolian mode so unique. All scales and arpeggios, tongued and slurred, ascending and descending as requested by the examiner. For example in a g major scale there is 1 sharp 3 sharps in treble clef. The slides movements, along with buzzing of the lips and breath by the player. This document was created with prince, a great way of getting web content onto paper.
Jazz trombone massachusetts music educators association. In this exercise we play our major pentatonic scale over the entire range of our instrument up and back down again. Free two octave scale sheets for music teachers and students download or print your two octave scale sheets for trumpet, flute, clarinet, saxophone and all other brass and wind instruments now from. Pentatonic scales are a nice tool to get hold of some of the upper structures of the chords. Scale sheet trombone douglas yeo trombone web site. The melodic minor scale is different on the way up the scale than on the way down the scale. Flute 3 octaves from low c oboe low bb to high f bassoon 3 octaves from low bb soprano clarinet low e to g above high c. All links marked with an asterisk notes a revised file. Learn how to play a minor scales on the trombone in this free video music lesson. The aeolian mode starts on the sixth scale degree of the major scale, and is also known as the natural minor scale. Understanding basic music theory open textbooks for hong kong. Scales are the basic building material of all tonal music and knowing them insideout has a massive positive effect on all aspects of your music making.
Advantage scales tuba minor scales natural one octave. Natural minor scales trombone sheet music download. Scales, arpeggios, arban studies, clarke studiesin in each major key. Then pick one of the 10 diminished patterns and take it into the practice room for a week. In the c scale between e and f, and between b and c. Then notate its relative minor scale and its scale degrees.185 336 388 1445 342 951 639 1010 1105 1328 925 36 530 1266 1266 997 936 546 270 1491 987 407 361 867 1114 566 789 1272 665 1021 89 1407 62 1005 1337 999 836 1466 870 209 285 169 1258