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D major scale with variations

scales are a handy way to train your left hand fingers where to go. the first scale I teach is D major:


once you have it, try to go up and down with pausing.

some variations that will making practicing scales more fun! plus, these will help you develop a feel for fiddle music. we'll be doing this on the D major scale.

-tucka (short short short short long long)
-hoedown (long short short)
-swing doublets
-swing singles



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Here's a great tune to learn once you get this scale down:

perpetual motion


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