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C major scale

My method of gaining understanding of various principles and ideas of the Work is to simplify them to a picture I can keep in my mind while I contemplate the idea.

Regarding intervals, it was helpful to me that I had studied the piano years ago. All those scales… wow. The fingering for a scale for the right hand is thumb, index finger, middle finger (do, re, mi) and then comes an interval where the poor thumb has to make an `extra effort' to bend under the index finger to start the next sequence and play the note fa---thumb, forefinger (sol), middle finger (la) (they have now had to `work' a second time, then 4th finger (si) and pinky (plink) (do)...

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