Let's face it – what's hard about playing scales into the third octave is the turnaround at the top.  This exercise starts with a C-major scale and then adds another flat or sharp each measure. The exercise is topped off with a chromatic scale.  Practice this exercise every day and you will develop confidence, fluidity, and great intonation in the third octave.  Use all the skills (T, K, HAH, TK or TKT and slurred with counted vibrato). When you arrive at the final whole note, you will probably want to stop playing and not hold out the note full value.   Work to "stick the landing" as they say in gynmastics.   Make this last whole note your best.

Short Scales

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