C Major Scale For Guitar
The C Major scale consists of all the natural notes of the musical alphabet.
C Major's Key signature
The key of A minor shares the same key signature as C Major because both keys contain identical notes. As you can see by the key signature below it has no sharps or flats.
C Major guitar scale chart
The scale chart below shows the C Major scale all across the entire fretboard. It also shows you the locations of the 5 box patterns to help you learn to play the scale. See learning to play scales for information on how to play guitar scales.
See here for guitar chords in C Major
The modes of C Major scale
Modes can be treated as scales on their own but have the same notes as their parent scale. The modes of the C Major scale are:
C Ionian - Same as C Major
A Aeolian - Same as A minor
The root of each mode is colored red in the scale diagrams below.
Posted November 2, 2015, 7:22 pm in: Scales
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