This guitar scale reference contains the notes, formula, structure, positions for the C Major Pentatonic scale. For an in-depth lesson on the major pentatonic scale, see Major Pentatonic Scale.
Notes of C Major Pentatonic Scale
The C Major Pentatonic Scale all natural notes with no sharps or flats.
C – D – E – G – A
|Intervals||Root||Major 2nd||Major 3rd||Perfect 5th||Major 6th|
The diagrams below outline the 5 CAGED positions for the C Major Pentatonic scale.
Parent and Relative Scale
Relative Minor Pentatonic of C Major Pentatonic: A Minor Pentatonic | A – C – D – E – G
Parent Major Scale of C Major Pentatonic: C Major Scale | C – D – E – F – G – A – B
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