Cello Time Scales

Pieces, puzzles, scales, and arpeggios

/ David Blackwell / Kathy Blackwell
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Cello Time Scales is brimming over with creative ideas and packed with imaginative and amusing cartoons to make learning scales and arpeggios easy.

  • Covers the finger patterns used in Cello Time Joggers and Runners, and includes all the scales and arpeggios for ABRSM Grades 1 and 2
  • Sets out each form with a fingering chart, a telephone 'helpline' to reinforce the arpeggio fingering, and a rhythm game to practise the scale
  • Includes a variety of fun pieces for each key, and a range of puzzles and compositional games


  • D major: Finger tips
  • D major: Low D, high D, A in between
  • C major: Let's jog
  • C major: Step, skip,jump!
  • G major: Follow me
  • G major: Arpeggio fanfare
  • C major: Fast food
  • C major: What's in yoursandwich?
  • A natural minor: French carol
  • A natural minor: Somerset folksong
  • F major: Accelerator
  • Fmajor: Double decker
  • A major: Sweet Betsy from Pike
  • Bb major: Two little angels
  • Bb major: Knock, knock!
  • G major: French folk song
  • G major: Eiffel Tower
  • D harmonic minor: Theme from Mahler's First Symphony
  • D harmonic minor: Mission to Mars
  • C harmonic minor: Old man of Peru
  • G harmonic minor: Haunted house
  • G harmonicminor: Le tambourin
  • D melodic minor: I gotta play those cello blues
  • D melodic minor: Shalom Chaverim
  • C melodicminor: Yellow cello
  • C melodic minor: Escalator cha-cha
  • G melodic minor: A bit of Bach
  • G melodic minor: Bump inthe night
  • G, D, C natural minors
  • G natural minor: Zum gali, gali

Additional Information

Item Number: 9780193381391
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 32
Publication Date: 12/01/2012
Barcode: 0
Format: 311x232
Voices: Solo
Force: Cello tutor
Level of difficulty: A-B


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