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B Major Pentatonic Scale

This guitar scale reference contains the notes, formula, structure, and positions for the B Major Pentatonic scale. For an in-depth lesson on the major pentatonic scale, see Major Pentatonic Scale Positions.

Notes of B Major Pentatonic Scale

The B Major Pentatonic Scale contains one natural note and four sharps.

B – C# – D# – F# – G#

Scale Formula

IntervalsRootMajor 2ndMajor 3rdPerfect 5thMajor 6th
NotesBC#D#F#G#

Scale Positions

The diagrams below outline the 5 CAGED positions for the B Major Pentatonic scale.

Position 1

B major pentatonic scale position 1 diagram

Position 2

B major pentatonic scale position 2 diagram

Position 3

B major pentatonic scale position 3 diagram

Position 4

B major pentatonic scale position 4 diagram

Position 5

B major pentatonic scale position 5 diagram

Relative and Parallel Scales

Relative Minor of B Major Pentatonic: G# Minor Pentatonic | G# – B – C# – D# – F#

Parallel Minor of B Major Pentatonic: B Minor Pentatonic | B – D – E – F# – A

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Guitar Key Guide

Guitar Key Guide is a valuable reference for quickly determining the chords and scale patterns for all major and minor keys. It includes the following:

  • Basics of diatonic harmony and key theory
  • Chords for all the major and minor keys (5 shapes for each chord based on the CAGED system)
  • 5 patterns of the major and minor scales for each major and minor key
  • Theory behind building key chords from major and minor scales
  • 103 pages

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