It’s not your character’s name that appears on the Leaderboard, it’s your username (the one you login with).
We don’t. ScaleBlitzer relies on the honour system. But the most important thing is that YOU know YOU are not cheating. And your teacher will certainly know you’re not cheating when he/she hears all these wonderful scales!
Not through ScaleBlitzer. But when you go to your next lesson, your teacher will most likely ask to hear the scales you’ve been practising and will know which ones to help you with!
ScaleBlitzer will remember this and will test you on that task more often.
Most of the time you’ll have a pretty good idea of how you went. If you don’t get it perfect the first time, keep trying until you do. This is when you might rate yourself ‘Got it Eventually’ or ‘Could be better’. If you really can’t get it, you might press ‘Having Trouble’ or ‘Booed […]
You can ignore it and just play the scale any way you like. Maybe show it to your teacher next lesson and ask for help. Remember, this is all about self-rating.
ScaleBlitzer chooses tasks at random but also has a complicated weighting system that remembers which tasks you’ve done well and those you’re having trouble with. You won’t often get the same task twice in a row, but if you don’t have many tasks entered for homework then each one will certainly come up more often.
ScaleBlitzer will certainly help you prepare because you’ll just want to keep on practising! But it’s your teacher who will tell you exactly what you need to know for any music exam.
Warm Up = easy practice methods like ‘super slow’ or ‘ascending only’ Basic = no practice method at all, just the task e.g. ‘F major scale RH’. Play the task ascending and descending, just as you would if you were asked to play it in an exam. Muscle Builder = practice methods that encourage a […]
Your teacher will tell you how many octaves he/she wants you to play. Some scales may be different from others, so ScaleBlitzer does not tie you down when it comes to the number of octaves.