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Scales: G Major

Scales on Gmajor for guitar and in staff view.

Also how to play on keyboard/piano.

Staff View: Using Treble cleff

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

Staff: G Major Scale - 1 Octave

Staff: G Major Scale - 1 Octave

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Guitar:

Click on image to see larger version on scale.

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

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

G Major Scale: Position 1

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

When the scale get’s to the ‘B’ string – move forward so that your 1st finger plays the (5th Fret) – this then allows your 3rd and 4th finger to get involved.

G Major Scale: Position 2

Playing Tip: Start with 2nd finger(10th fret), then use 4th finger for (12th fret) for the (9th Fret) use your 1st finger.

G Major Scale: Position 3

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

As you move down the strings try and hold your position, play the 3rd and 5th fret with your 2nd and 4th fingers.

When you get to the next string you should use your 1st and 2nd fingers.

Position 4

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.

Don’t play the white key with ‘F’ written on it in the diagram.

Instead play the BLUE dot then the GREEN dot(Octave) this finishes the scale.

Piano: G Major Scale

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