Good speed for playing arpeggios/scales

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Good speed for playing arpeggios/scales

Post by Jason Hensley » Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:13 pm

I have been working on my speed/accuracy/consistency a bit. I have been using "Segovia Scales" and 120 RH Studies by Giuliani. I am curious what a good pace to get the scales to would be, a decent target range so I can move on to new ones, and the same with the Arpeggios in the 120 Studies.

I'm not asking for a specific number here just an "ideal" rate.
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Re: Good speed for playing arpeggios/scales

Post by SunnyDee » Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:45 pm

The ABRSM exams list speeds for the exams. That might be a good benchmark.

http://us.abrsm.org/en/our-exams/inform ... le-speeds/
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Re: Good speed for playing arpeggios/scales

Post by Jason Hensley » Sun Apr 30, 2017 5:07 pm

SunnyDee wrote:The ABRSM exams list speeds for the exams. That might be a good benchmark.

http://us.abrsm.org/en/our-exams/inform ... le-speeds/
That was the perfect gauge for this thanks Dee.
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