Pip Eastop, Horn player, Photographer, Trumpet player

Horn player, Photographer, Trumpet player

Effsharpminor Syllabub

I found this, while looking through some old photographs. 

effsharp minor

I must have thought it worth keeping or I wouldn’t have written it down, or taken the photo. I’ve not seen the actual bit of paper since that day. 

It’s an arpeggiated exercise for learning chordal patterns within F# Melodic Minor. It may seem a bit abstruse but all those patterns are very useful. 

I’ve just tried to play it – and it’s very difficult. That’s over four years now (going by the date stamp of the photo) and I still haven’t learned it. I think I’d better get on with it…

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