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Scales: C Major

Scales of C Major for guitar and in staff view.

Also how to play on keyboard/piano.

Staff View: Using Treble cleff

C Major Scale: C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C

C Major Scale

Staff View: C Major Scale

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Guitar:

Click on image to see larger version on scale.

Again C Major Scale: C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C

Playing Tip: Use the same number finger as the fret

TAB: C Major Scale - 1 Octave

Playing Tip: Start with 2nd finger(3rd fret), for the (5th Fret) use your 4th finger then use 1st finger for (2nd fret).

TAB: C Major Scale - 1 Octave

Playing Tip: Start with 1st finger(3rd fret), then use 2nd finger for (5th fret) for the (7th Fret) use your 4th finger.

When you move to the ‘G’ string use your 1st and 2nd fingers for the 4th and 5th frets.

TAB: C Major Scale

Playing Tip: Start with 1st finger(5h fret), then use 2nd finger for (7th fret) for the (9th Fret) use your 4th finger.

When the scale get’s to the ‘B’ string – move forward so that your 1st finger plays the (6th Fret) – this then allows your 2nd and 4th finger to stay involved without sliding. Do the same when you move onto the ‘E’ string.

TAB: C Major Scale - 1 Octave

Playing Tip: Start with 1st finger(8th fret), for the (10th Fret) use your 2nd finger then use 4th finger for (12th fret).

When you move down to the ‘D’ string use your 1st and 2nd fingers for the 9th and 10th frets.

TAB: C Major Scale - 1 Octave

Playing Tip: Start with 2nd finger(10th fret), then use 3rd finger for (12th fret) for the (9th Fret) use your 1st finger.

When you move down to the ‘B’ string use your 1st finger for the 10th fret.

TAB: C Major Scale

Playing Tip:

1. Play each Octave backwards as well as forwards.

2. Keep each note even in length, especially when playing backwards. Your playing speed should be the same as playing forward.

3. Use ‘Alternative Picking’ – This the act of playing a down stroke followed by an up stroke.

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Piano:

To play this scale on piano you start on the RED dot and play through the white keys.

Finish on the Green dot

Piano C Major Scale

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