Major Pentatonic Guitar Scale Fretboard Patterns

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Major Pentatonic guitar scale tabs - Box Pattern intervals

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


C Major Pentatonic Scale Intervals:

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

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Major Pentatonic Scale Notes in all Keys

12356
CDEGA
GABDE
DEF#AB
ABC#EF#
EF#G#BC#
BC#D#F#G#
F#G#A#C#D#
GbAbBbDbEb
C#D#E#G#A#
DbEbFAbBb
G#A#B#D#E#
AbBbCEbF
D#E#F##A#B#
EbFGBbC
A#B#C##E#F##
BbCDFG
FGACD

Major Pentatonic Scale Fretboard Diagrams

All the following patterns are provided in the key of C. To play the scale in another key, move the patterns up or down the neck to the root you want to use.

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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C Major Pentatonic Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 5

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

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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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