Major Pentatonic Scale

This diagram reflects the preeminence of the Major scale and shows the process of moving from A Major to A Major pentatonic.

Starting with the A Major Scale
Drop the 4th and 7th scale degrees to create the A Major Pentatonic scale.


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Major Pentatonic Scale


The Major pentatonic scale is one of the most popular scales used in rock and other forms of popular music. Pronounced in Country Music.


The scale degrees found in the Major pentatonic scale are Root - 2nd - 3rd - 5th - 6th



Major Pentatonic Scale All CAGED Shapes Linked

Please note the patterns are shown in the CAGED sequence. Pattern 1 is typically associated with the E Shape. Just an FYI.


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