I have an ABRSM Grade 8 violin exam coming close, and I think I have a big and serious problem with my scales. I can only play the G, A, C, D major scales comparatively well, but not even with legato. The harmonic, and especially the melodic scales are a pain. I'm coming close to hopeless now. :( I regret I didn't pay enough attention to the sclaes, and of course the importance of it.
Hopefully, are there some tips on practising, memorizing and mastering the scales? The fingering for the minor scales are really killing me. To those who had had the exam, what are some scales that are often or most likely to be required in the exam?
Thanks a lot and cheers!
And by the way, I'm new so be nice :)
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