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How to Play, Understand & Figure Out All Scales – Part XVI


Dec 13, 2017 General, Intermediate Comments are off

Now combine all of the Pentatonic Modes to create melodies for songs and soloing.

ALL scales repeat the same pattern up and down in tone.

C major scale: C, D, E, F, G, A, B and C.

Numbers are given to correspond to the major scale degrees or positions.

C Major Scale: C=1/Root, D=2nd, E=3rd, F=4th, G=5th, A=6th, B=7th, C=8th/octave.

Now play a real life musical example of all Seven Major Pentatonic Modes.

Example shown with staff in treble clef with guitar tablature.

Learn as is then do in Bass, Alto  and Tenor clefs:

As shown: G, F, C alto and C tenor clefs.


The note to note intervals (number formulas) for the modes are the same for all instruments.

This applies to any string, octave, position, instrument or Key.

Repeat this same process for bass, piano and any other instrument.


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