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Lead Level 2
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MINOR PENTATONIC
Below is the next fingering pattern of the
minor pentatonic scale for the guitar. Play
through the pattern being careful to use the
correct fingers. Finger 1 on most strings,
finger 4 on strings 6, 5, 2 and 1 with finger 3
on strings 4 and 3.
MINOR PENTATONIC SCALE - PATTERN FOUR
The dots represent where your fingers go.
The is the tonic note or root note. The
tonic note gives us the key name, is the
strongest note of the scale, can be called the
“home” note, it also gives character to the
scale.
O
O
O
Fingers 1 2 3 4
It is important to remember that this is a
pattern, which can be moved to suit whatever
key you're playing in. The same way that the
bar chords never change shape as you move
them up and down the fret board.