One of the central and original features of Scales by Simon Fischer is that scales are built up gradually, in order to develop good intonation. Taking this approach,
each scale is preceded by studies that build up the tonic, third,
fifth and seventh. An extensive system of "held-down finger lines"
further helps intonation and left-hand stability.
In addition to presenting scales and scales studies in all keys, the
book includes a wide range of related practice material, including: