‘D Flat Major Pentatonic’ contains the following notes:

Db – Eb – F – Ab – Bb

The relative minor of Db major is Bb minor.

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 Db 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 Db major pentatonic:

1st Position (lowest fret is 1)

D Flat Major Pentatonic 1st Position Frets

D Flat Major Pentatonic 1st Position Notes

3rd Position (lowest fret is 3)

D Flat Major Pentatonic 3rd Position Frets

D Flat Major Pentatonic 3rd Position Notes

6th Position (lowest fret is 6)

D Flat Major Pentatonic 3rd Position Frets

D Flat Major Pentatonic 3rd Position Notes

8th Position (lowest fret is 8)

D Flat Major Pentatonic 8th Position Frets

D Flat Major Pentatonic 8th Position Notes

10th Position (lowest fret is 10)

D Flat Major Pentatonic 10th Position Frets

D Flat Major Pentatonic 10th Position Notes

 

Quick Links:

Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales on the Guitar

Db Major Scale

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