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scale reference book

#1 Post by Randy07 » Sat Sep 04, 2010 1:53 pm

Hi everyone,

I posted a previous thread asking for a reference book/site for scales (i.e. formulae and suggested chords) and was given a link to some great material. Unfortunately it's been so long ago that the link has been moved and I can't access the material anymore. So, any new suggestions for a reference work on scales? I'll greatfully take websites, but i would love to hear a book suggestion as I have yet to come across one that has formulae and not neck patterns.

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#2 Post by Stephen Brown » Sun Sep 05, 2010 12:01 am

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I left this in the front cab of a removal van once. Never to be seen again. Great book.

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Re: scale reference book

#3 Post by RandyCrusy » Fri Sep 10, 2010 1:11 pm

Try this: Thesaurus Of Scales And Melodic Patterns by Nicolas Slonimsky.

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Re: scale reference book

#4 Post by Randy07 » Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:53 am

Excellent, thanks guys

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#5 Post by Stephen Brown » Mon Sep 20, 2010 12:21 am

RandyCrusy wrote:Try this: Thesaurus Of Scales And Melodic Patterns by Nicolas Slonimsky.
Many thanks for your recommendation. I know arrangements are subjective to artistic freedom but do you have any book recommendations upon that field? :guitar

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Re: scale reference book

#6 Post by lydian2000 » Mon Sep 20, 2010 1:26 am

@ Steve Brown : Well it's not a book, but...it 's incredibly useful

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Re: scale reference book

#7 Post by RandyCrusy » Mon Sep 20, 2010 11:34 am

Steve Brown wrote:
RandyCrusy wrote:Try this: Thesaurus Of Scales And Melodic Patterns by Nicolas Slonimsky.
Many thanks for your recommendation. I know arrangements are subjective to artistic freedom but do you have any book recommendations upon that field? :guitar
Mmm no, sorry man :(. I never did arrangements.
I mean, yes I did, but all by ear, never used a book.

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#8 Post by Stephen Brown » Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:55 am

lydian2000 wrote:@ Steve Brown : Well it's not a book, but...it 's incredibly useful

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Thanks. Chris over at the petrucci forum was on about this program about year & a half ago. Never really had a look. I shall do some indepth reading. As always, many thanks.

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RandyCrusy wrote:Mmm no, sorry man :(. I never did arrangements.
I mean, yes I did, but all by ear, never used a book.

Not to worry, thanks. My tab book collection has helped me to look at things from 30 min epics to 4 min pop tunes. It seems there just isn't much literature in the way of learning about arrangements. Anyone have any idea what Berklee may have?

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Re: scale reference book

#9 Post by shawnguess » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:15 am

guitar grimoire

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