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Octave Method for Drop A : 7-String Guitar
Major Scales & Arpeggios


Octave Method for Drop A: 7-String Guitar eBook

eBook: Octave Method for Drop A: 7-string guitar

Fretboard navigation method for Drop A : 7-string guitar based on a modification of the CAGED guitar method, using linked octave shapes rather than open position chord shapes for ease and simplicity of use.

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AGEDC octaves (Drop A : 7-string guitar)
A minor scale (aeolian mode) : General

This weeks BLOGoZON looks at the A minor scale (ionian mode) for 7-string guitar in Drop A tuning.

AGEDB octaves Drop A: 7 string guitar logo

Below the AGEDB octaves for Drop A sequence is shown for A natural in the diagram that follows:-

AGEDB octaves Drop A: 7-string guitar fretboard A natural octaves

GuitarPro7 fingerboard : A natural octaves

GuitarPro7: A natural octaves

The diagrams that follow show all of the A minor scale (aeolian mode) notes plotted over the
7-string guitar's AEADGBE fretboard in the AGEDB octaves and GuitarPro7 styles:-

AGEDB octaves Drop A: 7-string guitar fingerboard A minor scale (aeolian mode) - notes

GuitarPro7 fingerboard : A minor scale (aeolian mode)

GuitarPro7: A minor scale (aeolian mode)

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
A minor scale (aeolian mode) are detailed below in the AGEDB octaves manner:-

AGEDB octaves Drop A: 7-string guitar fingerboard A minor scale (aeolian mode) - intervals

The tables and tabbed panels below detail all five box shapes for the
A minor scale (aeolian mode) in the AGEDB octaves style for Drop A tuning.


AGEDB octaves (Drop A : 7-string guitar)
A minor scale (aeolian mode) : YouTube videos & pdf files

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Flash iconGuitar Pro 6 icon

AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A minor scale (aeolian mode) : 7Am5Am3 box shape pdf
AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A minor scale (aeolian mode) : 6Gm3Gm1 box shape pdf
AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A minor scale (aeolian mode) : 6Em4Em1 box shape pdf
AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A minor scale (aeolian mode) : 4Dm2 box shape pdf
AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A minor scale (aeolian mode) : 7Bm5Bm2 box shape pdf
AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A minor scale (aeolian mode) : 7Am5Am3 box shape at 12 pdf

AGEDA octaves (Drop A : 7-string guitar)
A minor scale (aeolian mode) : Box shapes on YouTube

  • 7Am5Am3
  • 6Gm3Gm1
  • 6Em4Em1
  • 4Dm2
  • 7Bm5Bm2
  • 7Am5Am3 at 12

GuitarPro7 - A minor scale (aeolian mode): 7Am5Am3 box shape

GuitarPro7 - A minor scale (aeolian mode): 6Gm3Gm1 box shape

GuitarPro7 - A minor scale (aeolian mode): 6Em4Em1 box shape

GuitarPro7 - A minor scale (aeolian mode): 4Dm2 box shape

GuitarPro7 - A minor scale (aeolian mode): 7Bm5Bm2 box shape

GuitarPro7 - A minor scale (aeolian mode): 7Am5Am3 box shape at 12


AGEDB octaves (Drop A : 7-string guitar)
A minor scale (aeolian mode) : Box shapes & TAB

  • 7Am5Am3
  • 6Gm3Gm1
  • 6Em4Em1
  • 4Dm2
  • 7Bm5Bm2
  • 7Am5Am3 at 12

AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A minor scale (aeolian mode) : 7Am5Am3 box shape

AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A minor scale (aeolian mode) : 6Gm3Gm1 box shape

AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A minor scale (aeolian mode) : 6Em4Em1 box shape

AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A minor scale (aeolian mode) : 4Dm2 box shape

AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A minor scale (aeolian mode) : 7Bm5Bm2 box shape

AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A minor scale (aeolian mode) : 7Am5Am3 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 - 7Am5Am3 - being repeated at the 12th fret).


The complete TAB for the previous exercise follows:-

A minor scale (aeolian mode) Drop A: 7-string guitar box shapes TAB


The box shapes for the previous exercise follow:-

Drop A: 7 string guitar - A minor scale (aeolian mode) box shapes

AGEDB octaves (Drop A : 7-string guitar)
A minor scale (aeolian mode)
Box shapes pdf & GuitarPro6 TAB pdf

Flash iconGuitar Pro 6 icon

7-string guitar: Drop A - A minor scale (aeolian mode) box shapes pdf

7-string guitar: Drop A - A minor scale (aeolian mode) box shapes TAB pdf7-string guitar: Drop A - A minor scale (aeolian mode) box shapes TAB pdf


AGEDA octaves (Drop A : 7-string guitar)
A minor scale (aeolian mode) : Overall fretboard box shapes

AGEDA octaves (Drop A: 7-string guitar) fingerboard A minor scale (aeolian mode) notes pdf

AGEDA octaves (Drop A: 7-string guitar) fingerboard A minor scale (aeolian mode) intervals pdf


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