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Many new students to the guitar are first introduced to the major scale by way of a 3 note per string pattern. This sequence of notes is an easy way to understand the major scale in a very linear way. Each string possesses the same number of notes and there are 3 repeating patterns. We are going to explore this idea using the A major scale.

The notes in the key of A are:

Now that you have this idea under your fingers, let's apply it in the style of Slash (Guns N Roses.) in the key of A.

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The Major Scale