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 Post subject: scale reference book
PostPosted: Sat Sep 04, 2010 1:53 pm 
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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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 Post subject: Re: scale reference book
PostPosted: 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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 Post subject: Re: scale reference book
PostPosted: Fri Sep 10, 2010 1:11 pm 
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Try this: Thesaurus Of Scales And Melodic Patterns by Nicolas Slonimsky.


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 Post subject: Re: scale reference book
PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:53 am 
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Excellent, thanks guys


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 Post subject: Re: scale reference book
PostPosted: Mon Sep 20, 2010 12:21 am 
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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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 Post subject: Re: scale reference book
PostPosted: Mon Sep 20, 2010 1:26 am 
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@ Steve Brown : Well it's not a book, but...it 's incredibly useful

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 Post subject: Re: scale reference book
PostPosted: Mon Sep 20, 2010 11:34 am 
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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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 Post subject: Re: scale reference book
PostPosted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:55 am 
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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.

Steve


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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?

Look what came through today.

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 Post subject: Re: scale reference book
PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:15 am 
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