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Guitar Scales

Pentatonic Guitar Scales

Most of the beginners have the difficulties in learning the scales. There are many types of scale but as a beginner you have to learn the pentatonic scale. Today I will show you step by step procedure to learn the scale.

List of Scales(Reference purpose):

1. The Minor Pentatonic Scale.

2. Major Scale.

3 The Blues Scale.

4. The Natural Minor Scale /the Aeolian Mode.

5. The Major Scale

6. The Dorian scale.

Before that you need to get yourself free in plucking the guitar. You need to be comfortable in this few exercise while I will show in below.

The first scale which I am going to show is A minor pentatonic scale because it will be comfortable to your fingers.

A minor pentatonic Guitar Scale

The scales has 6 position in the through out fret of the guitar. The position which you first you learn is 5th fret.

Learn all the six position and you can play solos in any songs which starts in Am key or G Key.

e—————————————————————————–5—–8—–

b—————————————————————5—–8——————

G———————————————–5—-7———————————–

d————————————5—7———————————————–

A————————5—–7———————————————————

E——-5—-8————————————————————————–

      1   4        1   3    1  3     1   3     1    3   1    4  

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A minor pentatonic scale

Learn this practice this position till you get comfortable. I request you to play using metronome because it will help you to know the tempo and timing.

To playing the scale the main factors will be timing. If you can play in timing you the solo will sound good.

The timing of the songs will be basically in 4/4, 3/4, 2/4, 4/8, 2/16 etc.

Ex: Four beats for one bar.So we have four beats per measure, repeating every four. You should therefore count your metronome clicks as follows…

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 etc.