The ‘A Major arpeggio’ is built from the 1 (root), 3 and 5 of the A Major scale. It contains the following notes:

A – C# – E

The A Major arpeggio is an A Major chord, with the notes played individually, one at a time. You can read about how arpeggios work, and access a library of arpeggios by following the links.

Let’s look at the open position for the A major arpeggio and the 5 positions along the fretboard.

A Major Arpeggio in the Open Position

A Major Arpeggio Open Position Frets
A Major Arpeggio Open Position Notes

A Major Arpeggio CAGED Positions

Here are the 5 CAGED positions for the A Major arpeggio on the guitar (notes and tabs).

A Major Arpeggio in the 2nd Position (lowest fret is 2)

A Major Arpeggio 2nd Position Frets
A Major Arpeggio 2nd Position Notes

A Major Arpeggio in the 4th Position (lowest fret is 4)

A Major Arpeggio 4th Position Frets
A Major Arpeggio 4th Position Notes

A Major Arpeggio in the 5th Position (lowest fret is 5)

A Major Arpeggio 5th Position Frets
A Major Arpeggio 5th Position Notes

A Major Arpeggio in the 9th Position (lowest fret is 9)

A Major Arpeggio 9th Position Frets
A Major Arpeggio 9th Position Notes

A Major Arpeggio in the 11th Position (lowest fret is 11)

A Major Arpeggio 11th Position Frets
A Major Arpeggio 11th Position Notes

That covers the CAGED positions for the A Major arpeggio. Click on the following links to read more about arpeggios and related materials.

Further Reading

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