Rob Allen Mb-2 Maple Fretless

Rob Allen Mb-2 Maple Fretless

Rob Allen Mb-2 Maple Fretless

Rob Allen Mb-2 Maple Fretless

Rob Allen Mb-2 Maple Fretless

Rob Allen Mb-2 Maple Fretless

Rob Allen Mb-2 Maple Fretless


BAGED octaves : 7-string guitar (BEADGBE: Low B tuning)
C pentatonic major scale : General

This weeks BLOGoZON looks at the C pentatonic major scale for 7-string guitar in Low B tuning.

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Below the BAGED octaves for Low B sequence is shown for C natural in the diagram that follows:-

BAGED octaves: C natural fretboard

GuitarPro6 C natural octaves

The diagrams that follow show all of the C pentatonic major scale notes plotted over the 7-string guitar's BEADGBE fretboard in the BAGED octaves (Low B tuning) and GuitarPro6 styles:-

BAGED 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
BAGED octaves manner:-

BAGED 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
BAGED octaves style for low B tuning.


BAGED octaves : 7-string guitar (BEADGBE: Low B tuning)
C pentatonic major scale : box shapes

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C pentatonic major scale (7-string: Low B) - 7B5B2 box shape pdf
C pentatonic major scale (7-string: Low B) - 5A3 box shape pdf
C pentatonic major scale (7-string: Low B) - 6G3G1 box shape pdf
C pentatonic major scale (7-string: Low B) - 6$4E1 box shape pdf
C pentatonic major scale (7-string: Low B) - 7D4D2 box shape pdf
C pentatonic major scale (7-string: Low B) - 7B5B2 box shape at 12 pdf

BAGED octaves : 7-string guitar (BEADGBE: Low B tuning)
C pentatonic major box shapes

  • 7B5B2
  • 5A3
  • 6G3G1
  • 6E4E1
  • 7D4D2
  • 7B5B2 at 12

GuitarPro6 7B5B2 box shape

GuitarPro6 5A3 box shape

GuitarPro6 6G3G1 box shape

GuitarPro6 6E4E1 box shape

GuitarPro6 7D4D2 box shape

GuitarPro6 7B5B2 box shape at fret 12


BAGED octaves : 7-string guitar (BEADGBE: Low B tuning)
C pentatonic major scale : box shapes

  • 7B5B2
  • 5A3
  • 6G3G1
  • 6E4E1
  • 7D4D2
  • 7B5B2 at 12

7B5B2 box shape

5A3 box shape

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 BAGED 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:-

BAGED octaves C pentatonic major scale box shapes

BAGED octaves : 7-string guitar (BEADGBE: Low B tuning)
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


BAGED octaves : 7-string guitar (BEADGBE: Low B tuning)
C pentatonic major scale : Overall fretboard box shapes

BAGED octaves C pentatonic major scale fingerbord box shapes notes pdf

BAGED octaves fingerboard C pentatonic major scale box shapes intervals


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