Pentatonic scales & notes of the fretboard diagram

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  1. Sin Nombre

    Sin Nombre Senior Member

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    This is an updated version of a diagram I made a few years ago but I believe easier to follow and with blue notes added...


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    huw V.I.P. Member

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    Can we have this as a sticky, for speedy reference?
     
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  3. JonR

    JonR Senior Member

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    Yes, it's good, but I'd like to see fret numbers above for easy reference. (I see the black dots, but I think they get in the way of the blue and red dots.)

    Also good to compare it with the A minor pent pattern Pop1625 posted on the other thread:
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  4. Sin Nombre

    Sin Nombre Senior Member

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    Maj-Min Pent scales latest.jpg
    OK, good idea. I left the fret dots in place so people can locate frets on their guitar easily.


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    I don't think I can add too much more info without it becoming too visually confusing. I was mainly trying to show the relationship of major and minor pentatonic scales.
     
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    huw V.I.P. Member

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    Nah - leave it as it is. Just right.

    :)

    (next time you can do one for combining major/minor diatonic scales...)

    ;)
     
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  6. JonR

    JonR Senior Member

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    Right - I agree. I was only saying - thinking this might become a sticky! - that one could use either chart, for the different information they show.
    Yours is an important one as it is, because it's rare to see a chart laying out that crucial parallel minor-major relationship.
     
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  7. Eddie 70

    Eddie 70 Senior Member

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    That's the first time I have seen Sin Nombre diagram. Nice work. I'll have to print this one off. The second one posted is printed and I kept by my chair until I learned the minor pentatonic scales up and down.

    Thanks for the work.
     
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  8. Larcos_Unal

    Larcos_Unal Senior Member

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    This diagram is what opened up the neck for me, once you learn the 5 shapes it's like a light goes off. Everything makes sense, pentatonic licks, modes, major/minor blues...everything.
     
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