PENTATONIC SCALES
Before tackling this course, you should be comfortable with all the material from The Blues Scale

Time to put your new knowledge to the test with a quick test! In this video, Dan will ask you to work out a variety of pentatonic and blues scales, as well as further test you underneath the video with more examples. So, get a pen and paper ready and have some fun!

Summary: Scale test!

To get the most out of this video, grab a pen and paper and try to actually work out the chords Dan is asking you on the video. If you would like more of a challenge, then try the following:

Can you work out a D Major Pentatonic? (Click to reveal answer)

Major = 1 2 3 5 6, D major pentatonic is D, E, F#, A, B.

Can you work out a E Minor Pentatonic? (Click to reveal answer)

Minor = 1 b3 4 5 b7, E minor pentatonic is E, G, A, B, D.

Can you work out a G Blues scale? (Click to reveal answer)

Blues = 1 b3 4 b5 5 b7, G Blues is G, Bb, C, Db, D, F.

Can you work out a F Major Pentatonic? (Click to reveal answer)

Major = 1 2 3 5 6, F major pentatonic is F, G, A, C, D.

Can you work out a F Minor Pentatonic? (Click to reveal answer)

Major = 1 b3 4 5 b7, F minor pentatonic is F, Ab, Bb, C, Eb.

All done?

Congratulations

You've now completed Theory Lab: Pentatonic Scales and taken a huge step forwards in your guitar playing journey. Feel free to bask in glory for a while, or go ahead and try another course if you're hungry for more.