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Minor Pentatonic Scale

The Minor Pentatonic Scale is widely used in many genres such as Blues, Rock, Hard Rock and Metal. This scale is only made up of 5 notes, and would be similar to the natural minor scale, but in this scale the 2nd and 6th notes are dispensed with, compared to the natural minor scale.

The Minor Pentatonic Scale is one of the most used in guitar solos, even more than the major pentatonic scale, because it has a note tonic that is not as decisive compared to the major scale.

As you can see in the example below, it is one of the very easy scales to use as it has fewer notes, and it sounds really good.

Example:

minor Pentatonic Scale Guitar

Arrangement of the Notes of the G Minor Pentatonic Scale, Distributed throughout the entire Fingerboard of the Guitar. The green circles mark the Note Tonic, the blue ones the Fifth Degree, and the yellow ones the Third Degree. You can see how the notes colored in green, blue and yellow form G minor chords.

Menu of minor Pentatonic Scale in all Possible Keys

C minor Pentatonic Scale on Guitar – Cm

The Cm Pentatonic is made up of the following notes: C – E♭ – F – G – B♭.

C minor Pentatonic Scale Guitar

C# minor Pentatonic – C#m

The C#m Pentatonic is made up of the following notes: C♯ – E – F♯ – G♯ – B.

C#m Pentatonic Guitar

D minor Pentatonic Scale – Dm

The Dm Pentatonic is made up of the following notes: D – F – G – A – C.

D minor Pentatonic Scale Guitar Dm

D# minor Pentatonic – D#m

The D#m Pentatonic is made up of the following notes: D♯ – F♯ – G♯ – A♯ – C♯.

D#m Pentatonic Guitar

E minor Pentatonic – Em

The Em Pentatonic is made up of the following notes: E – G – A – B – D.

E minor Blues Scale Guitar

F minor Pentatonic Scale – Fm

The Fm Pentatonic is made up of the following notes: F – A♭ – B♭ – C – E♭.

F minor Pentatonic Scale Guitar

F#m Pentatonic

The F#m Pentatonic is made up of the following notes: F♯ – A – B – C♯ – E.

F#m Pentatonic Guitar

G minor Pentatonic Scale – Gm

The Gm Pentatonic is made up of the following notes: G – B♭ – C – D – F.

G minor Pentatonic Scale Guitar

G#m Pentatonic

The G#m Pentatonic is made up of the following notes: G♯ – B – C♯ – D♯ – F♯.

G#m Pentatonic Guitar

A minor Pentatonic Scale – Am

The Am Pentatonic is made up of the following notes: A – C – D – E – G.

A minor Pentatonic Scale Guitar

Bbm Pentatonic

The Bbm Pentatonic is made up of the following notes: B♭ – D♭ – E♭ – F – A♭.

B Flat minor Pentatonic Scale Guitar

B minor Pentatonic – Bm

The Bm Pentatonic is made up of the following notes: B – D – E – F♯ – A.

B minor Pentatonic Scale Guitar

Scales by Types in All Keys

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The Way to Learn Scales is one of the topics that causes the most headaches for guitarists. But with this method of learning guitar scales, you will have no problem memorizing the distribution of the notes of a scale over the entire fretboard. Since on the other hand, the main scales have the same structure. Learn Scales

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