6 Exercises Found

Major Scale (Ionian Mode) - On One String

Medium
87

There is no better place to start learning about scales and modes than the Major Scale - so let's get started.

In Guitar Lesson: Major Scale (and an explanation of modes!)

Major Scale - Shape 1

Medium
52

In this exercise, I will show you a shape for a Major Scale in one octave that we will use throughout the fretboard to help you see scales everywhere!

In Guitar Lesson: Major Scale (and an explanation of modes!)

Another Useful Major Scale Form - Shape 2

Easy
25

In this exercise, you will continue visualizing and practicing a Major Scale in several positions on the fretboard, to help you further make linkages between scales and the fretboard.

In Guitar Lesson: Major Scale (and an explanation of modes!)

Playing a Major Scale Across 6 Strings Using 3-Notes-Per-String

Hard
39

In this exercise, you will see one way to play a Major Scale across 6 strings, which will be the basis for a lot of future scale exercises that you will see on this site.

In Guitar Lesson: Major Scale (and an explanation of modes!)

Major Scale Across 3 Octaves Using Repeatable Pattern

Hard
113

In this exercise you will play a Major Scale in 3 octaves by using a unique, repeating pattern that lends itself to visualization.

In Guitar Lesson: Major Scale and Modes in 3 Octaves

Diminished Whole Half Step Scale 2 Octaves

Medium
23

In this exercise you will learn a useful shape for playing a Diminished Whole Half Step Scale on the guitar.

In Guitar Lesson: Diminished Whole Half Step Scale