‘F Major Pentatonic’ contains the following notes:

F – G – A – C – D

The relative minor of F major is D 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. Let’s look at the open position and the 5 moveable positions for F major pentatonic:

Open Position

F Major Pentatonic Open Position Frets

F Major Pentatonic Open Position Notes

2nd Position (lowest fret is 2)

F Major Pentatonic Open Position Frets

F Major Pentatonic Open Position Notes

5th Position (lowest fret is 5)

F Major Pentatonic 5th Position Frets

F Major Pentatonic 5th Position Notes

7th Position (lowest fret is 7)

F Major Pentatonic 7th Position Frets

F Major Pentatonic 7th Position Notes

10th Position (lowest fret is 10)

F Major Pentatonic 10th Position Frets

F Major Pentatonic 10th Position Notes

12th Position (lowest fret is 12)

F Major Pentatonic 12th Position Frets

F Major Pentatonic 12th Position Notes

Quick Links:

Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales on the Guitar

F Major Scale

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