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G Minor Pentatonic Scale

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

Notes of G Minor Pentatonic Scale

The notes of the G Minor Pentatonic Scale are G – B♭ – C – D – F. The scale contains four natural notes and one flat.

Scale Formula

IntervalsRootMinor 3rdPerfect 4thPerfect 5thMinor 7th
NotesGB♭CDF

Scale Positions

The diagrams below outline the 5 CAGED positions for the G Minor Pentatonic scale.

Position 1

G minor pentatonic scale position 1 diagram

Position 2

G minor pentatonic scale position 2 diagram

Position 3

G minor pentatonic scale position 3 diagram

Position 4

G minor pentatonic scale position 4 diagram

Position 5

G minor pentatonic scale position 5 diagram

Relative and Parent Scales

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

Parallel Major of G Minor Pentatonic: G Minor Scale | G – A – B♭ – C – D – E♭ – F