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Two Octave Major Scales & Arpeggios

By Richard Human, Jr. • December 24, 2020

As you and your ensemble members improve you will practice and perform more advanced and challenging music. Learning and practicing two octave scales and arpeggios can help you to prepare for these challenges.

 

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