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E Major Pentatonic Scale

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

Notes of E Major Pentatonic Scale

The E Major Pentatonic Scale two natural notes and three sharps.

E – F# – G# – B – C#

Scale Formula

IntervalsRootMajor 2ndMajor 3rdPerfect 5thMajor 6th
NotesEF#G#BC#

Scale Positions

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

Position 1

E major pentatonic scale position 1 diagram

Position 2

E major pentatonic scale position 2 diagram

Position 3

E major pentatonic scale position 3 diagram

Position 4

E major pentatonic scale position 4 diagram

Position 5

E major pentatonic scale position 5 diagram

Parent and Relative Scales

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

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

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