Most people use their native american flute to play music in minor pentatonic scale the very basic, and very simple scale. Some creative ideas are offered for scales on my flute blog too. B flat, c, d, e flat, f, g, a, b flat and then you just go back down it. However, many additional notes are possible on most native american flutes, and the fingerings for those additional notes varies. Clarinet eb contra clarinet alto sax tenor sax baritone sax trumpet french horn trombone bass trombone baritone bc baritone tc tuba. Native american flute fingering charts flutesonline. If you could give me a link to a pdf with one or two pages of the entire chromatic scale that i could print out, that. Fingering charts are provided with finger diagrams in two orientations. The chromatic scale consists of all half steps and once youve learned the chromatic scale you have learned every note on the flute. Chromatic scale skill sheet music for flute, clarinet. And here is a full scale kit, with links to all free pdf flute scales. As you can see here are the 12 notes of the chromatic scale.
Concert bandintermediate orchestra rhythm assignment. Print and download in pdf or midi 12 major scales and chromatic with arpeggios flute. Total marks in all individual practical exams are 150. Free sheet music for flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone. This is a printable threeoctave chromatic scale written for the clarinet. Flute exams consist of three pieces, scales and arpeggios, sightreading and aural tests.
Blues scales for flute recommended material when it comes to technical exercises, theres really just one book that can be considered a must for all serious flutists. I have been looking all over the internet and cant find a full chromatic scale in a pdf. Its pretty easy to understand, its just every note. Select a grade using the links below in order to view.
But many flutes are more than capable of playing other sounds so called extended scales. Minor pentatonic is a wonderful scale, very simple to play, and very melodic, i use it all the time. However, there are more advanced music books available that offer more indepth scales exercises involving scales, modes, arpeggios, thirds, fourths, fifths etc. We offer a variety of online resources such as free reproducible scale sheets and fingering charts, free comprehensive method books, music for young concert band, marching and pep band, solo and ensemble, jazz ensemblecombo, and links to other great resources.
Atssb region xiv junior high chromatic scale flute revised, may 2010. This page gives typical fingerings for the chromatic notes on sixhole native american flutes that are tuned to the pentatonic minor scale. All links marked with an asterisk notes a revised file. Extended major scales, their modes, and all jazzy 7th chords pdf. How flute scales can transform your playing the flute coach. Playing each of these notes in sequence is known as the chromatic scale. The first has one octave and two octave scales, blues scale, chromatic. This was also covered in my moyse daily exercises part i free pdf of which begins with short chromatic scales which are easy to extend to the full range of the flute.
This chart provides you with the basic fingerings for all the notes on the flute. 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. The sheet i have is just a half piece of paper that my band director wrote out and its too small and messy for me to read. Print out the illustrations if you want a handy reference during your music making. After your warm up exercises, i suggest practicing your scales. Flute grade 3 exams consist of three pieces, chosen by the candidate from the appropriate lists in the current syllabus, scales and broken chords, sightreading and aural tests. Part 1 morning scale class free pdf i chromatics, whole tone, major, harmonic minor scales. Start a mini chromatic scale, all slurred, ascending, beginning on low d, and go up five notes. Native american flute fingering charts we carry a complete line of fine crafted native american flutes, song books, flute bags, stands, cds, dvds, unfinished flute kits and more minor pentatonic scale for 6 hole flute key of a a c d e g a key of. I am a flute player and i need to practice my chromatic scale. Chromatic scales sheet music for flute, available online or in printable pdf format.
The chromatic scale is the musical scale that has all 12 possible notes in it with each note separated by the distance of a half step, semitone or 1 fret on the guitar. Click on the title of any page to return to the cover. Chromatic scale notes for guitar every guitar chord. These musical exercises were designed for recorders, but you might also conceivably use them with other instruments. Tuba mallet percussion click on an instrument name to go to that scale sheet. The c chromatic scale is most requested for flute because you are usually requested to play 3 octaves from the c4 low c on the flute to c7 the highest c on the flute. At grade 7, scales should be prepared to a minimum speed of q 112 and arpeggios to q. Flute scales exercises, practice tips and instructional. Print and download in pdf or midi chromatic scale skill bruce pearson. Native american flute fingering chart sixhole pentatonic minor flutes. Download and print top quality advanced scales and arpeggios sheet music for violin solo by fabrizio ferrari. Starts off with chromatic scale, followed by intervals, major scales, minor scales, thirds, fourths. The above book was written for novice to intermediate flute students to go along with a james galway 30 day scale challenge using moyse books. I used it to help with my high school final playing exam, so i was hoping i could help someone else.
Dont view scales as a burden on top of pieces that you are learning, but each scale is assisting you in playing your pieces better. It is a great way to learn fingerings and to train your ear to remember what each note sounds like. The scales listed, including the chromatic scale, will be called for in concert pitch. They have been used effectively for sackbut practice, for example. Does not include the 3octave b scale for those of you with the extra key to play that.
Connect each note together with a long and fast air stream 2. Teaching beginners and the chromatic scale by roann romines and george hayden font size. The best way to improve your chromatic scales duration. Because all or most of a piece of music is based on a scale, practising your flute scales and arpeggios means that you are practising the patterns of notes that you will find in your pieces. Major, minor and chromatic scales zeckwer, richard. You can typically run up this scale with the fingerings for sixhole flutes and for fivehole flutes. Imagine playing every note on the piano without skipping any.
D i play on a galway spirit and its the best flute ive ever used. Most native american flutes made since the early 1980s play the pentatonic minor scale with a standard fingering pattern. Scales exercises can be as simple as playing scales found in a beginners band book. Ferrari advanced scales and arpeggios sheet music for. Flute oboe bassoon soprano clarinet bb bass clarinet bbb cont. F recorder pdf, 67 kb, c recorder pdf, 65 kb, bass recorder pdf, 65 kb, alto recorder up pdf, 68 kb. In order not to overwhelm my students, i have them learn 4 notes at a time remember there is a link to a flute fingering chart on my post bettering your sound on the flute. Atssb region xiv junior high chromatic scale flute. I liked the ideas in there so much i did it for flute as well. It is important to learn this scale when learning to play music, if not just to make sure you know all the notes on your instrument. A chromatic scale is a nondiatonic scale consisting entirely of halfstep intervals, having no tonic due to the equal spacing of its tones.
All scales for wind instruments shall be played two octaves where. Chromatic scale sheet for flute the chromatic scale is a series of notes played in succession ascending and descending without any skips in intervals. The word level makes students feel special as they become able to play each new one. Powered by create your own unique website with customizable templates. What are the notes in the b flat chromatic scale for flutes. Use these oneoctave chromatic scale exercises to reinforce your comfort in enharmonic spellings. If you get to be able to play these twelve notes you will be able to play most of the songs we have available on this website.936 1018 807 937 977 1072 1323 1232 813 1326 407 170 1335 641 461 1195 629 1163 1067 962 260 792 848 1526 619 816 1065 1460 1396 24 989 67 1326 675 662 1201 1123 378 981 24 273