A Major Scale Theory:
Today We Will Learn 10 Diffrent Shapes / Positions for A Major Scale. Lets first learn Theory Behind. The pattern of whole and half steps in a major scale is as follows:
So From A Chromatic Scale if you follow this pattern You will get 7 Notes of A Major: A, B, C#, D, E, F#, and G#.
It’s important to practice playing the different shapes and positions to improve your fretboard knowledge and dexterity.
And once you learnt all these shapes you should be able to play A Major Scale from any A note from your guitar and also by following these pattern you can basically Major scale from any key.
How A Major Scale Sounds :
This is how it Sounds Like:
Once you learned all these shapes if you just play some random notes from these scales over an A Major Chord .. This will sound amazing ..
Here is a backing Track for you , you can practice those shapes over this backing track or you can try to play lead over this … Good Luck :)
In Addition you can also learn A Major Chord Scales which includes 7 Chords for These 7 Notes, Which are: A, Bm, C#m, D, E, F#m, G#Diminished
And it sounds like:
Also check: Minor Chord Scales
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