If you know 5 different tetrachords, you can easily build 3 types of major scale - natural, harmonic and melodic. They are very useful to know for every organist because you can find them in many organ compositions. In this video, you will see my hands and the manuals of my church organ. My explanations are followed by actual demonstration of the scales so I hope after watching them, you can start practicing them as well.
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Drs. Vidas Pinkevicius and Ausra Motuzaite-Pinkeviciene
Organists of Vilnius University , teachers at National M.K. Čiurlionis School of Art, creators of Secrets of Organ Playing.
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Don't have an organ at home?
Download paper manuals and pedals, print them out, cut the white spaces, tape the sheets together and you'll be ready to practice anywhere where is a desk and floor. Make sure you have a higher chair.