RGT Section 1 – Scales and Arpeggios Part A – One & Three Octave Scales

RGT Section 1 – Scales and Arpeggios Part A – One & Three Octave Scales
13th April 2015 Shane

Section 1 – Scales and arpeggios Part A

These one octave scales are required in all keys and all positions shown. All three octave scales shown are required in the keys of F# to C.


A MAJOR SCALE-1 OCTAVE (five different fingerboard positions)

A B C# D E F# G# A
R 2 3 4 5 6 7 R

----------2-4-5|------------4-5|----------------|--------------------|
----2-3-5------|--------5-7----|----------7-9-10|----------------9-10|
2-4------------|--4-6-7--------|----6-7-9-------|-----------9-11-----|
---------------|7--------------|7-9-------------|---9-11-12----------|
---------------|---------------|----------------|12------------------|
---------------|---------------|----------------|--------------------|

-----------------------||
-----------------------||
---------------11-13-14||
------11-12-14---------||
12-14------------------||
-----------------------||

A MAJOR SCALE-3 OCTAVES

A B C# D E F# G# A
R 2 3 4 5 6 7 R

----------------------------------9-10-12--14-16-17-|
------------------------7-9-10-12-------------------|
------------------6-7-9-----------------------------|
----------4-6-7-9-----------------------------------|
----4-5-7-------------------------------------------|
5-7-------------------------------------------------|

A PENTATONIC MAJOR SCALE-1 OCTAVE (five different fingerboard positions)

A B C# E F# A
R 2 3 5 6 R

--------2-5|----------5|------------|---------------|-----------------|
----2-5----|------5-7--|--------7-10|-------------10|-----------------|
2-4--------|--4-6------|----6-9-----|--------9-11---|------------11-14|
-----------|7----------|7-9---------|---9-11--------|------11-14------|
-----------|-----------|------------|12-------------|12-14------------|
-----------|-----------|------------|---------------|-----------------|

A PENTATONIC MAJOR SCALE-3 OCTAVES

A B C# E F# A
R 2 3 5 6 R

-------------------------------12-14-17|
----------------------10-12-14---------|
-----------------9-11------------------|
----------7-9-11-----------------------|
------7-9------------------------------|
5-7-9----------------------------------|

A NATURAL MINOR SCALE -1 OCTAVE (five different fingerboard positions)

A B C D E F G A
R 2 b3 4 5 b6 b7 R

------------3-5|--------------5|------------------|---------------------|
------3-5-6----|--------5-6-8--|--------------8-10|-------------------10|
2-4-5----------|--4-5-7--------|-------7-9-10-----|-----------9-10-12---|
---------------|7--------------|7-9-10------------|---9-10-12-----------|
---------------|---------------|------------------|12-------------------|
---------------|---------------|------------------|---------------------|

-----------------------||
-----------------------||
------------------12-14||
---------12-14-15------||
12-14-15---------------||
-----------------------||

A NATURAL MINOR SCALE -3 OCTAVE

A B C D E F G A
R 2 b3 4 5 b6 b7 R

---------------------------------------10-12-13--15-17-|
----------------------------8-10-12-13-----------------|
---------------------7-9-10----------------------------|
------------5-7-9-10-----------------------------------|
------5-7-8--------------------------------------------|
5-7-8--------------------------------------------------|

A HARMONIC MINOR SCALE -1 OCTAVE (five different fingerboard positions)

A B C D E F G# A
R 2 b3 4 5 b6 7 R

------------4-5|------------4-5|------------------|--------------------|
------3-5-6----|--------5-6----|--------------9-10|----------------9-10|
2-4-5----------|--4-5-7--------|-------7-9-10-----|-----------9-10-----|
---------------|7--------------|7-9-10------------|---9-10-12----------|
---------------|---------------|------------------|12------------------|
---------------|---------------|------------------|--------------------|

-----------------------||
-----------------------||
------------------13-14||
---------12-14-15------||
12-14-15---------------||
-----------------------||

A HARMONIC MINOR SCALE -3 OCTAVES

A B C D E F G# A
R 2 b3 4 5 b6 7 R

---------------------------------------10-12-13--16-17-|
----------------------------9-10-12-13-----------------|
---------------------7-9-10----------------------------|
------------6-7-9-10-----------------------------------|
------5-7-8--------------------------------------------|
5-7-8--------------------------------------------------|

A PENTATONIC MINOR SCALE -1 OCTAVE (five different fingerboard positions)

A C D E G A
R b3 4 5 b7 R

--------3-5|----------5|-------------|----------------|
----3-5----|------5-8--|---------8-10|--------------10|
2-5--------|--5-7------|-----7-9-----|---------9-12---|
-----------|7----------|7-10---------|---10-12--------|
-----------|-----------|-------------|12--------------|
-----------|-----------|-------------|----------------|

-----------------||
-----------------||
------------12-14||
------12-14------||
12-15------------||
-----------------||

A PENTATONIC MINOR SCALE -3 OCTAVES

A C D E G A
R b3 4 5 b7 R

---------------------------10-12--15-17-|
-------------------8-10-13--------------|
---------------7-9----------------------|
--------5-7-10--------------------------|
----5-7---------------------------------|
5-8-------------------------------------|

A BLUES SCALE -1 OCTAVE (five different fingerboard positions)

A C D D# E G A
R b3 4 #4 5 b7 R

----------3-5|------------5|---------------|-------------------|
----3-4-5----|--------5-8--|-----------8-10|-----------------10|
2-5----------|--5-7-8------|-----7-8-9-----|------------9-12---|
-------------|7------------|7-10-----------|---10-12-13--------|
-------------|-------------|---------------|12-----------------|
-------------|-------------|---------------|-------------------|

--------------------||
--------------------||
---------------12-14||
------12-13-14------||
12-15---------------||
--------------------||

A BLUES SCALE -3 OCTAVES

A C D D# E G A
R b3 4 #4 5 b7 R

--------------------------------10-11-12--15-17|
------------------------8-10-13----------------|
-----------------7-8-9-------------------------|
----------5-7-10-------------------------------|
----5-6-7--------------------------------------|
5-8--------------------------------------------|

A DORIAN MODAL SCALE -1 OCTAVE (five different fingerboard positions)

A B C D E F# G A
R 2 b3 4 5 6 b7 R

----------2-3-5|--------------5|-----------------|---------------------|
------3-5------|--------5-7-8--|-----------7-8-10|-------------------10|
2-4-5----------|--4-5-7--------|-------7-9-------|-----------9-11-12---|
---------------|7--------------|7-9-10-----------|---9-10-12-----------|
---------------|---------------|-----------------|12-------------------|
---------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------------|

-----------------------||
-----------------------||
---------------11-12-14||
---------12-14---------||
12-14-15---------------||
-----------------------||

A DORIAN MODAL SCALE -3 OCTAVE

A B C D E F# G A
R 2 b3 4 5 6 b7 R

-------------------------------------8-10-12--14-15-17-|
-------------------------------10-12-------------------|
----------------4-5-7--9-11-12-------------------------|
----------4-5-7----------------------------------------|
------5-7----------------------------------------------|
5-7-8--------------------------------------------------|

A LYDIAN MODAL SCALE -1 OCTAVE (five different fingerboard positions)

A B C# D# E F# G# A
R 2 3 #4 5 6 7 R

----------2-4-5|------------4-5|----------------|--------------------|
----2-4-5------|------4-5-7----|----------7-9-10|----------------9-10|
2-4------------|--4-6----------|----6-8-9-------|-----------9-11-----|
---------------|7--------------|7-9-------------|---9-11-13----------|
---------------|---------------|----------------|12------------------|
---------------|---------------|----------------|--------------------|

-----------------------||
-----------------------||
---------------11-13-14||
------11-13-14---------||
12-14------------------||
-----------------------||

A LYDIAN MODAL SCALE -3 OCTAVES

A B C# D# E F# G# A
R 2 3 #4 5 6 7 R

----------------------------------9-11-12--14-16-17|
------------------------7-9-10-12------------------|
------------------6-8-9----------------------------|
----------4-6-7-9----------------------------------|
----4-6-7------------------------------------------|
5-7------------------------------------------------|

A MIXOLYDIAN MODAL SCALE -1 OCTAVE (five different fingerboard positions)

A B C# D E F# G A
R 2 3 4 5 6 b7 R

----------2-3-5|--------------5|----------------|---------------------|
----2-3-5------|--------5-7-8--|----------7-8-10|-------------------10|
2-4------------|--4-6-7--------|----6-7-9-------|-----------9-11-12---|
---------------|7--------------|7-9-------------|---9-11-12-----------|
---------------|---------------|----------------|12-------------------|
---------------|---------------|----------------|---------------------|

-----------------------||
-----------------------||
---------------11-12-14||
------11-12-14---------||
12-14------------------||
-----------------------||

A MIXOLYDIAN MODAL SCALE -3 OCTAVES

A B C# D E F# G A
R 2 3 4 5 6 b7 R

----------------------------------9-10-12--14-15-17-|
------------------------7-8-10-12-------------------|
------------------6-7-9-----------------------------|
----------4-5-7-9-----------------------------------|
----4-5-7-------------------------------------------|
5-7-------------------------------------------------|

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