OneOctave Major Scales -GN Blog

Today you are prepared to take on Part III of the powerful one-octave significant scales. We will ascend the strings and into the higher locales of the scale. This will make the scale designs more agreeable to play since it’s simpler to reach and press the more slender strings.

Additionally, most guitar performances occur on the most noteworthy strings of the guitar, so these scale designs are pivotal to get under your soloing fingers.

Recap One Octave Major Scales

For those of you who just ventured into Part III of the One-Octave significant scale arrangement and passed up Part I and Part II, here are the reasons you need to become familiar with this:

The one-octave significant scale makes it simple to perceive the shape, the structure, the notes and the timespans scale. One-octave scales are an ideal beginning for fledglings and will make new bits of knowledge for moderate guitar players. The significant scale is the mother, all things considered, and is the foundation of everything in guitar playing.

Beginning from the Root Note on the D-string

Today we are learning three significant scale shape/designs with the main (root) note beginning the D-string (fourth string).

Tip: Learn and remember the notes on the D-string so you can immediately perceive the key of the scale when you need to move the scale up or down the fretboard.

Significant Scale Fingering

For the significant scale shapes I’ve recorded the fret-hand fingering. The numbers close to the notes on the note staff directly over the sheet music show the fret-hand fingers:

| 1 = record | 2 = center finger |3 = ring finger | 4 = pinky |

The numbers in the yellow neck outlines likewise show the fret-hand fingering. The neck outlines plainly show the shape and example of each scale. Figure out how to imagine and retain the state of each example.

Note: Apply elective picking playing the scales shapes.

Practice in each Key

When you got the G significant scale shapes under your fingers become familiar with the example in various keys or in each key after the pattern of fourths.

We should appreciate the exercise!


G MAJOR SCALE fingering/shape/design #7

G MAJOR SCALE fingering/shape/design #8

G MAJOR SCALE fingering/shape/design #9

One Octave Major Scale Assignments Part III

Become familiar with each scale shape altogether utilizing substitute picking.

Picture and retain the state of each scale design in your psyche.

Get familiar with the notes of the D-string.

Play the shapes in various keys or through the pattern of fourths.

Play the scales alongside a metronome gradually expanding the bpm.

Re-practice the one-octave significant scale examples of Part I and II.

Attempt to create some melody with the new scale designs.

Reward: Learn the scale back to front with additional activities

Begin causing the little advances today that will to gather and improve your playing now and additional time. It’s that simple and it works!

P.S. Stay in contact for the last exercise of the One-Octave Major Scale arrangement (Part IV). Just around the corner!

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