Musical Scales


Major Scales

Learn about the major scale: how to construct it, the name of each scale degree, and more.

Minor Scales

How to construct the three minor scales: natural, harmonic, and melodic.

Pentatonic Scales

Learn the major and minor pentatonic scales along with the blues scale.

Modes of the Major Scale

Learn the seven modes of the major scale: Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, and Locrian.


Scale Formulas

Formulas for the most commonly used scales and modes.

Scale Patterns

Scale patterns for the guitar. Tablature and fretboard diagrams are provided for each pattern.