Here is a G major scale as we would normally play it.

Now here is a G major cross stringing scale.

I am playing the same notes but on different strings. I am also using open strings. The object is to let the notes ring together a bit. I find it easier to start playing the scale backwards. Here is the G cross stringing scale forwards.

Now that you have the basic idea let’s learn a couple others. Here is a C Major cross string scale. First backwards.

Now the C Major cross stringing scale forwards

How about a D Major cross string scale backwards

And now forwards

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