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Major Pentatonic Scale

These scale charts are written from the same prospective that tablature is written. The bottom line is the 6th string (lowest sounding), and the top line is the 1st string (highest sounding). The numbers are the the fingers that you should use.

root = The root of the scale ( make sure you know where the roots are)
optional note = Optional notes that are below the root on the 5th string

 

scale chart scale chart

 

Scale formula - 1 2 3 5 6

Notes in a C major pentatonic scale - C D E G A C

 

For more information on major pentatonic scales, check out these lessons.

Basic major pentatonic - incorporate some major sounds into your guitar solos

 

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