Lesson: Slur Scales for Classical Guitar

This exercise is from my new book Classical Guitar Technique: Essential Exercises, Scales, and ArpeggiosThe 122 page book includes: Practice Routines, Tips, 100 Open String Exercises, 120 Giuliani Arpeggios, Scales, Slur Exercises, Shifts, Finger Independence, Barre, Tremolo, Common Harmonics, and much more.

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There are hundreds of slur exercises but slur scales cover many combinations and place them in a more musical context. Certain keys will involve a degree of stretching and shifting to accommodate the notes. I’ve ordered the below scales from easy to more complex. Alternate i-m or use any logical right hand fingering. You can play any scale with slurs and I encourage you to discover more keys on your own.

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