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F Major Pentatonic Scale

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

Notes of F Major Pentatonic Scale

The F Major Pentatonic Scale five natural notes.

F – G – A – C – D

Scale Formula

IntervalsRootMajor 2ndMajor 3rdPerfect 5thMajor 6th
NotesFGACD

Scale Positions

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

Position 1

F major pentatonic scale position 1 diagram

Position 2

F major pentatonic scale position 2 diagram

Position 3

F major pentatonic scale position 3 diagram

Position 4

F major pentatonic scale position 4 diagram

Position 5

F major pentatonic scale position 5 diagram

Parent and Relative Scales

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

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

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