G Sharp Major Pentatonic Positions on the Guitar

‘G# Major Pentatonic’ contains the following notes:

G# – A# – B# – D# – E#

For an in depth lesson on the theory behind the major pentatonic scale, read the post on pentatonic scales.

Positions Along The Fretboard:

The best way to practice any guitar scale is to memorize the individual positions along the fretboard. As none of the notes in G# major pentatonic can be played on the open strings, there is no ‘open position’ for this particular scale. Let’s look at the 5 moveable positions for G# major pentatonic:

1st Position (lowest fret is 1)

G Sharp Major Pentatonic 1st Position Frets

G Sharp Major Pentatonic 1st Position Notes

3rd Position (lowest fret is 3)

G Sharp Major Pentatonic 3rd Position Frets

G Sharp Major Pentatonic 3rd Position Notes

5th Position (lowest fret is 5)

G Sharp Major Pentatonic 5th Position Frets

G Sharp Major Pentatonic 5th Position Notes

8th Position (lowest fret is 8)

G Sharp Major Pentatonic 8th Position Frets

G Sharp Major Pentatonic 8th Position Notes

10th Position (lowest fret is 10)

G Sharp Major Pentatonic 10th Position Frets

G Sharp Major Pentatonic 10th Position Notes

 

Quick Links:

Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales on the Guitar

G# Major Scale


 

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