S Note that the key signature for each scale key is given.

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15 Two Octave Fingerings For The Major Scales
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The white circles are the root notes of the scale

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1 2 2

1

3 4 4 1 1 2 3 4 3 4 1

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C Major Scale

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C

D

E

F

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6

G
8

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5

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Use this finger to fret the note

1 2 2

1

1 2

1 2

3 4 4 4

3 4 4

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G Major Scale

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3
2

5
4

2
1

3
2

5
4

1

3

1

3

1

2

4

1

3

4

G

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3
2

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4

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5

D
3

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2

G
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5
4

2
1

3
2

5
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4
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4

1

3

4

2

4

1

2

1

1

1 2

1 2

3

3 4 4

5th Fret

4

4

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D Major Scale

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E
5

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1

D

E

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2

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4


2

D
3


2

G
3

A
5

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9

D
10

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5
4

2
1

4
3

5
4

1

3

1

2

4

1

2

4

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4

A Major Scale

1

1

3

3

5th Fret 4

4 1 2 1 2 1

A

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5
4

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7

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9

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10

4

4

3 4

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2
1

4
3

5
4

2
1

4
3

6
1

7
2

9
4

1

2

4

1

3

4

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MasterGuitarists.com œ œ œ œ œ œ œ A 10 3 bb F G A B¨ C D 7 E 9 F 10 G 8 B¨ 11 C 8 D 10 E 12 F 13 8th Fret 2 2 ¢⁄ ° b &b 8 2 10 4 7 1 8 2 10 4 1 3 4 1 3 4 1 1 3 4 Bb Major Scale 1 1 6th Fret 2 4 2 3 4 2 1 2 1 B¨ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ C D E¨ F G A 5 1 œ œ œ œ œ œ œ C D 7 bbb B¨ E¨ 8 F 10 G 8 A 10 B¨ 11 4 4 3 4 ¢⁄ 6 2 8 4 6 2 8 4 5 1 7 3 8 2 10 4 1 2 4 1 3 4 1 6th Fret 2 2 ° b œ &b b œ œ œ œ œ œ œ Eb Major Scale œ œ œ œ œ œ œ F 10 bbbb E¨ F G A¨ B¨ C D E¨ G 12 A¨ B¨ 13 11 C 13 D 10 E¨ 11 4 4 1 1 2 1 2 3 4 3 4 4 ¢⁄ ° bb b & b ¢⁄ 6 2 8 4 5 1 6 2 8 4 10 1 12 3 13 4 1 3 4 2 4 1 2 Ab Major Scale 1 1 3 1 1 2 1 2 4th Fret 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 A¨ B¨ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ œ C D¨ E¨ F 1 1 œ œ œ œ œ œ œ B¨ 3 bbbbb G A¨ C 5 D¨ E¨ 6 4 F 6 G A¨ 3 4 4 4 3 3 4 4 1 1 3 1 5 3 6 4 1 3 4 2 4 1 2 .° b œ œ œ œ œ œ & œ œ F Major Scale 1 1 1 3 4 4 4 3 4 3 4 1 1 Copyright © 2011 www.

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