Major Pentatonic Guitar Scale Fretboard Patterns

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On this page, you find several fretboard diagrams for the Major Pentatonic scale, with box and 3 notes per string patterns.

The Major Pentatonic Scale scale is made up of the Root, Major Second, Major Third, Perfect Fifth, and Major Sixth

The notes in the C Major Pentatonic Scale scale are C, D, E, G, and A

If you need help in reading the diagrams on this page, check the How to read music for guitar tutorial. To learn more about scales, check our complete guide on How to play guitar scales.

C Major Pentatonic Scale Intervals:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

C Major Pentatonic Scale Notes:

C D E G A

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C Major Pentatonic Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 1

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C Major Pentatonic Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 2

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Fretboard diagram and tablature for the Major Pentatonic scale - Box Pattern with note names

C Major Pentatonic Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 3

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Major Pentatonic guitar scale fretboard diagram - Box Pattern with note names

C Major Pentatonic Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 4

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Major Pentatonic guitar scale fretboard diagram - Box Pattern with note names

C Major Pentatonic Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 5

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Major Pentatonic guitar scale fretboard diagram - Box Pattern with note names

C Major Pentatonic Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 6

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Fretboard diagram and tablature for the Major Pentatonic scale - Box Pattern with note names

C Major Pentatonic Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 7

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Fretboard diagram and tablature for the Major Pentatonic scale - Box Pattern with note names

C Major Pentatonic Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 8

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Major Pentatonic guitar scale fretboard diagram - 3 Notes per String Pattern with note names

C Major Pentatonic Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 9

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C Major Pentatonic Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 10

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Fretboard diagram for the Major Pentatonic scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern with note names

C Major Pentatonic Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 11

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C Major Pentatonic Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 12

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C Major Pentatonic Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 13

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C Major Pentatonic Scale - 3 Notes per String Pattern - Variation 14

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Major Pentatonic guitar scale tabs - 3 Notes per String Pattern with note names

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