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Scale, broken chord and arpeggio syllabus

Stages 5 & 6 | Stage 7 | Stages 8 & 9 | Stage 10 & More advanced technical forms

Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Stage 4

Stage 5

Stage 6

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Stage 7

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Stage 8

Stage 9

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Stage 10



Chromatic scales are not referred to in the above after Stage 6, as they are not especially difficult; but pupils should continue to practise them from time to time.

More advanced technical forms

The above technical syllabus ensures only that the basic scales, broken chords and arpeggios are known in all keys. Besides this the teacher should introduce, when appropriate – and as is compatible with hand size etc. – the following:

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