Maruszczyk Frog Omega 4A

Maruszczyk Frog Omega 4A

Maruszczyk Frog Omega 4A

Maruszczyk Frog Omega 4A

Maruszczyk Frog Omega 4A

Maruszczyk Frog Omega 4A

Maruszczyk Frog Omega 4A


BAF#GED octaves : 8-string guitar in low F# (F#BEADGBE)
C pentatonic major scale : General

This weeks BLOGoZON looks at the C pentatonic major scale for 8-string guitar in Low F# tuning.

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Below the BAF#GED octaves for Low F# sequence is shown for C natural in the diagram that follows:-

BAF#GED octaves C natural fretboard

GuitarPro6 C natural octaves

The diagrams that follow show all of the C pentatonic major scale notes plotted over the 8-string guitar's F#BEADGBE fretboard in the BAF#GED octaves (Low F#) and GuitarPro6 styles:-

BAF#GED octaves fretboard C major pentatonic scale notes

GuitarPro6 C pentatonic major scale

As always a more long term solution to fretboard navigation is to see scales as INTERVAL shapes rather than note names - as these are universal to all scales, arpeggios and chords rather than specific to one particular root note - with this in mind the intervals for the C pentatonic major scale are detailed below in the BAF#GED octaves manner:-

BAF#GED octaves fretboard C major pentatonic scale intervals

The tables and tabbed panels below detail all five box shapes for the C pentatonic major scale in the
BAF#GED octaves style for low F# tuning.


BAF#GED octaves : 8-string guitar in low F# (F#BEADGBE)
C pentatonic major scale : box shapes

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7B5B2 box shape  pdf
8A5A3 box shape pdf
8F#6G3G1 box shape pdf
6E4E1 box shape pdf
7D4D2 box shape pdf
7B5B2 box shape at 12 pdf

BAF#GED octaves : 8-string guitar in low F# (F#BEADGBE)
C pentatonic major box shapes

  • 7B5B2
  • 8A5A3
  • 8F#6G3G1
  • 6E4E1
  • 7D4D2
  • 7B5B2 at 12

GuitarPro6 7B5B2 box shape

GuitarPro6 8A5A3 box shape

GuitarPro6 8F#6G3G1 box shape

GuitarPro6 6E4E1 box shape

GuitarPro6 7D4D2 box shape

GuitarPro6 7B5B2 box shape at fret 12


BAF#GED octaves : 8-string guitar in low F# (F#BEADGBE)
C pentatonic major scale : box shapes

  • 7B5B2
  • 7A5A3
  • 6G3G1
  • 6E4E1
  • 4D2
  • 7B5B2 at 12

7B5B2 box shape

8A5A3 box shape

8F#6G3G1 box shape

6E4E1 box shape

7D4D2 box shape

7B5B2 box shape at 12


Once the individual box shapes have been assimilated all five shapes should be linked together and played in one continuous exercise (with the first shape - 7B5B2 - being repeated at the 12th fret).

The video shown to the right demonstrates the BAF#GED octaves chain-linked sequence for the C pentatonic major scale box shapes.


The complete TAB for the previous exercise follows:-

C pentatonic major scale TAB


The box shapes for the previous exercise follow:-

BAF#GED octaves C pentatonic major scale box shapes

BAF#GED octaves : 8-string guitar in low F# (F#BEADGBE)
C pentatonic major scale
Box shapes pdf & GuitarPro6 TAB pdf

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C pentatonic major scale box shapes pdf

C pentatonic major scale box shapes TAB pdfC pentatonic major scale box shapes TAB pdf


BAF#GED octaves : 8-string guitar in low F# (F#BEADGBE)
C pentatonic major scale : Overall fretboard box shapes

BAF#BED octaves C pentatonic major scale fingerbord box shapes notes pdf

BAF#GED octaves fingerboard C pentatonic major scale box shapes intervals


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