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 RE: teaching alternate fingerings - More
Author: Dee 
Date:   1999-08-06 03:59



Dee wrote:
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I personally consider these particular fingerings to be absolutely vital and of equal stature to the "standard" fingerings once a person is past the raw beginner stage. The little finger alternate keys especially important in sharp keys while the 1+1 Eb/Bb is essential in many fast arpeggios and intervals.

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And I would like to add that if you review the hoary old, but tried and true and very effective Rubank Elementary Method, these fingerings (and sliver key fingerings) are introduced and *DRILLED* before the student reaches the end of it. Thus at the end of two years, a student who practiced knew these fairly well. Unfortunately many modern band methods either don't introduce them until much later or fail to drill upon them when introduced.

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