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D Major Pentatonic Scale

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

Notes of D Major Pentatonic Scale

The D Major Pentatonic Scale four natural notes and one sharp.

D – E – F# – A – B

Scale Formula

IntervalsRootMajor 2ndMajor 3rdPerfect 5thMajor 6th
NotesDEF#AB

Scale Positions

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

Position 1

D major pentatonic scale position 1 diagram

Position 2

D major pentatonic scale position 2 diagram

Position 3

D major pentatonic scale position 3 diagram

Position 4

D major pentatonic scale position 4 diagram

Position 5

D major pentatonic scale position 5 diagram

Parent and Relative Scales

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

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

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