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Can anyone tell me how they work these scales fingering? I work them in groups(same fingering) like one day I practise C, F & G. My fingering is as follow: LH: 3-2-1/2-1 RH: 1-2-3/2-1 That's for one octave. I do the same if I do more than one octave, however, it feels a little"too much work" compared to standard "classical" scales. Any insight? For the black keys, I work a similar system depending on their position..with a bit of adaptation. ALL I DO is always based on classical because it's the source of most music. Just need to know what more experienced pianist think!

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This is a really interesting question. I have never thought about this before, but here's what I'm thinking after playing around a bit.

For the white key scales that you mentioned, my first thought would be to use 1-2-3/1-2 (for the right hand ascending) like you have been doing.

I think a feasible alternative would be to use the gap between the thumb and forefinger to travel the gap in the scale. That would mean using 2-3-1/2-1 for the right hand ascending.

If we tried to do "less work" than two turns per octave, I think a 1-2-3/1-2-3/... pattern works quite well. You'd be matching five turns to every three octaves, though, so it might not be as easy to manage. After playing a while, I like how it feels - it's a fun way to play the scale, and it definitely feels like less work than the other methods above.

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