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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C Major Pentatonic Scale - Box Pattern - Variation 3

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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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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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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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Since 2013, FaChords Guitar has grown a lot (12.000 subscribers and counting!) and server bills are getting bigger every day, so, to keep the site free for everybody, I'm following the Justin Guitar Honor-System: if you can afford it, please consider supporting FaChords Guitar by buying the ebooks:

Chords Domination: Play Any Chord You Want Across All The Fretboard

chord domination cover This ebook is for those players who want a deeper understanding of the chords they are playing. You'll find more than 800 chord voicings all along the fretboard that will help you learn how to move freely on the neck and play any chord you want in any position.

The book is packed-full with color-coded diagrams that show chord tones, note names, and finger positions, a handy visual chord formula table, and the tones fretboard maps of 44 different chord types.

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