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A Minor Pentatonic Scale

This guitar scale reference contains the notes, formula, structure, positions for the A Minor Pentatonic scale. For an in-depth lesson on the minor pentatonic scale, see Minor Pentatonic Scale Positions.

Notes of A Minor Pentatonic Scale

The E Minor Pentatonic Scale all natural notes with no sharps or flats.

A – C – D – E – G

Scale Formula

IntervalsRootMinor 3rdPerfect 4thPerfect 5thMinor 7th
NotesACDEG

Scale Positions

The diagrams below outline the 5 CAGED positions for the A Minor Pentatonic scale.

Position 1

A minor pentatonic scale position 1 diagram

Position 2

A minor pentatonic scale position 2 diagram

Position 3

A minor pentatonic scale position 3 diagram

Position 4

A minor pentatonic scale position 4 diagram

Position 5

A minor pentatonic scale position 5 diagram

Parent and Relative Scale

Relative Major Pentatonic of A Minor Pentatonic: C Major Pentatonic | C – D – E – G – A

Parent Minor Scale of A Minor Pentatonic: A Minor Scale | A – B – C – D – E – F – G

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