Also, notice that you can arrange the scales by the number of flats and sharps in each scale. From there, they’ll typically add more following “the circle of fifths”, or the chromatic scale. The more you practice, the easier they’ll become. C major scale: C D E F G A B. When playing scales and arpeggios, feel the continual flow of air through the notes. Major Scales Circle of Fifths (Sharps) C Major (Concert Bb) G Major (Concert F) D Major (Concert C) A Major (Concert G) E Major (Concert D) B Major (Concert A) F# Major (Concert E) C# Major (Concert B) ENHARMONICS: A# = Bb B# = C C# = Db D# = Eb E# = F F# = Gb G# = Ab In addition, you can arrange these scales by their tonic notes so that they repeat themselves like going around in a circle. C# is the same pitch as Db, Cb the same as B, and Gb the same as F#. Seven notes makes it a heptonic scale. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. This volume of exercises is especially for trumpet, but will be useful for many instruments in treble clef. Also, playing the scale for each tonic as you progress around the circle is a great way to begin learning chord progressions. Some scales are harder than others. There are other heptonic scales that are not major scales. Trumpet/Baritone T.C. Seven notes makes it a heptonic scale. This sequence of pitch intervals defines the sound of a major scale. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Change ). Gb is the same pitch as F#, so then F# > B > E > A > D > G > C. This circle is called the circle of fourths and fifths because each pitch in the sequence is a fourth step up from the previous note, or a fifth step up from the previous note. Title: major scales - trumpet - Full Score Author: Joe Created Date: 3/16/2012 9:39:35 AM It covers all major and minor scales and arpeggios, chromatic scales, diminished and augmented arpeggios, and some modal scales. The pitch steps in a major scale from the tonic is whole step, whole step, half step, whole step, whole step, whole step, then half step. ( Log Out /  ( Log Out /  ( Log Out /  There are other heptonic scales that are not major scales. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Consider each ‘previous’ note the tonic. You can start on any note, and play the sequence of pitch intervals for a major scale. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. (whole whole half, whole whole whole half). Notice there are 15 scales above, but three of these share the same pitch. Find and select posts and pages from the list below. And Eb > Bb > F > C progress to the next higher pitch in fifths. Just remember, whole whole half, whole whole whole half (1, 1, 1/2, 1, 1, 1, 1/2). C major scale: C D E F G A B. Major scales (The tonic note is the first note and name of the major scale), C D E F G A B                            (C major scale), C# D# E# F# G# A# B#          (C# major scale), Cb Db Eb Fb Gb Ab Bb         (Cb major scale), D E F# G A B C#                        (D major scale). For example, C > F > Bb > Eb  and so on progress to the next higher pitch in fourths. The first scale most trumpet students learn is the C scale because it has no sharps or flats. Playing progressively through the tonics on the circle of fourths and fifths is a good way to learn the fourth and fifth note in each scale. https://trombadewebber.com/trumpet-fingering-chart-major-scales Greatest Classical Trumpet Players of All Time, Maurice André – Carnaval of Venice (Arban), Maurice Andre – Haydn trumpet concerto allegro, Sergei Nakariakov – Arban: Variations on a Tyrolean Song, Mahler Symphony No 5 – Chicago Symphony Orchestra, CHRIS BOTTI IN BOSTON | “Emmanuel” w/ Lucia Micarelli, Rafael Mendez – Flight of the Bumble Bee & Mexican Hat Dance, Concerto for Trumpet, Strings and Continuo – Allegro, phil driscoll trumpet star spangled banner, Lucernaris – Trumpet Concerto by Tobias Broström. ( Log Out /