Michael Watson
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Music Educator, Double Bass Performer, & Web Designer

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Educational Documents

This page contains scales, but maybe expanded to include flash cards that will assist students in learning to play their instrument at a higher level. The Finale documents work best if downloaded to your computer and then opened in a Finale product that is 2004 or newer.

Violin Documents
Viola Documents
Cello Documents
Bass Documents

Violin Scale & Arpeggio Documents
I also have a Scale & Arpeggio CD that corresponds to these documents that assists you with playing them in tune.
pdf (Adobe Acrobat) format* Finale 2004 format*
2 Octave Major Scales 2 Octave Major Scales
2 Octave Melodic Minor Scales 2 Octave Melodic Minor Scales
2 Octave Harmonic Minor Scales 2 Octave Harmonic Minor Scales
2 Octave Major Arpeggios 2 Octave Major Arpeggios
2 Octave Minor Arpeggios 2 Octave Minor Arpeggios
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Viola Scale & Arpeggio Documents
I will soon have a Scale & Arpeggio CD that corresponds to these documents that assists you with playing them in tune.
pdf (Adobe Acrobat) format* Finale 2004 format*
2 Octave Major Scales 2 Octave Major Scales
2 Octave Melodic Minor Scales 2 Octave Melodic Minor Scales
2 Octave Harmonic Minor Scales 2 Octave Harmonic Minor Scales
2 Octave Major Arpeggios 2 Octave Major Arpeggios
2 Octave Minor Arpeggios 2 Octave Minor Arpeggios
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Cello Scale & Arpeggio Documents
I will soon have a Scale & Arpeggio CD that corresponds to these documents that assists you with playing them in tune.
pdf (Adobe Acrobat) format* Finale 2004 format*
2 Octave Major Scales 2 Octave Major Scales
2 Octave Melodic Minor Scales (not available at this time) 2 Octave Melodic Minor Scales
2 Octave Harmonic Minor Scales 2 Octave Harmonic Minor Scales
2 Octave Major Arpeggios 2 Octave Major Arpeggios
2 Octave Minor Arpeggios (not available at this time) 2 Octave Minor Arpeggios
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Bass Scale & Arpeggio Documents
The bass scale pages contain recommended fingerings. However, each person should feel free to personalize their fingerings to fit their hand and the tempo they are playing the scales. I also have a Scale & Arpeggio CD that corresponds to these documents that assists you with playing them in tune.

pdf (Adobe Acrobat) format* Finale 2004 format*
2 Octave Major Scales 2 Octave Major Scales
2 Octave Melodic Minor Scales 2 Octave Melodic Minor Scales
2 Octave Harmonic Minor Scales 2 Octave Harmonic Minor Scales
2 Octave Major Arpeggios 2 Octave Major Arpeggios
2 Octave Minor Arpeggios 2 Octave Minor Arpeggios

*Adobe and Finale produce free software that you can use to read these documents. The Finale Notepad can also be used to play the Finale files over your computer speakers.

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Last updated on Sunday, October 9, 2005
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