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The Minor Pentatonic Scale Box Patterns on Guitar Fretboard

Rating: 35 user(s) have rated this lesson Average rating: 4.6 Posted by: spoonman, on Feb 19,2010, in category Scales Views: this lesson has been read 70480 times
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This is a very helpful page for learning the minor pentatonic scale for guitar.

The images below covers all the minor pentatonic scale patterns in all positions on guitar. You can easily pass one position to other and practice all the minor pentatonic scale guitar positions using this page. The sample scale is given in G and all the red notes refers to the root note.

You can practice these minor pentatonic scale box patterns just shifting the position (using a different root note). We recommend you to memorize this box patterns in string and position pairs like 3th position-root is on A string, and so on.

1st position guitar minor pentatonic scale box pattern in G

1st position guitar minor pentatonic scale box pattern in G

2nd position guitar minor pentatonic scale box pattern in G

2nd position guitar minor pentatonic scale box pattern in G

3th position guitar minor pentatonic scale box pattern in G

3th position guitar minor pentatonic scale box pattern in G

4th position guitar minor pentatonic scale box pattern in G

4th position guitar minor pentatonic scale box pattern in G

5th position guitar minor pentatonic scale box pattern in G

5th position guitar minor pentatonic scale box pattern in G

You can study How to Play Intervals on Guitar fretboard page on MyGuitarWorkshop and try to understand the intervals used in minor pentatonic scale. It also will improve your ability to find intervals on guitar fretboard.

And again please remember to practice all these minor pentatonic scale box patterns in all keys. Get your guitar, turn on the radio and find the key of a song, try minor pentatonic scale, major pentatonic scale or blues scales over it.

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