1st, 5th, and 7th Position 2-Octave C Major Scale

author: dirtmaster4 date: 01/13/2014 category: for beginners
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1st, 5th, and 7th Position 2-Octave C Major Scale
Learning C Major Scale is a vital skill in all music, considering how many pieces are written in this key. It takes some time; but, if you practice it, you will be able to play the C Major Scale without messing up at all.

First Position:

You won't be needing to use your low E string for this one.
e]-------------------0-1-3-5-7-8---8-7-5-3-1-0-------------------[
B]-------------0-1-3---------------------------3-1-0-------------[
G]---------0-2---------------------------------------2-0---------[
D]---0-2-3-----------------------------------------------3-2-0---[
A]-3-----------------------------------------------------------3-[
E]---------------------------------------------------------------[

Fifth Position:

Shift down to fourth position on the G string; the rest is fifth position.
e]-------------------------5-7-8---8-7-5-------------------------[
B]-------------------5-6-8---------------8-6-5-------------------[
G]-------------4-5-7---------------------------7-5-4-------------[
D]---------5-7---------------------------------------7-5---------[
A]---5-7-8-----------------------------------------------8-7-5---[
E]-8-----------------------------------------------------------8-[

Seventh Position:

e]--------------------------------7-8---8-7--------------------------------[
B]---------------------------8-10-----------10-8---------------------------[
G]--------------------7-9-10---------------------10-9-7--------------------[
D]-------------7-9-10-----------------------------------10-9-7-------------[
A]------7-8-10-------------------------------------------------10-8-7------[
E]-8-10---------------------------------------------------------------10-8-[
Please, let me know if I made any errors of any sort; criticism definitely helps.
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