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


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Octave Method for Seven String Drop A Guitar


Fretboard navigation method for Drop A :
7-string guitar based on an instrument specific 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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Octave Method for Drop A : 7-String Guitar


Fretboard navigation method for Drop A :
7-string guitar based on an instrument specific 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 pentatonic minor scale : General

This weeks BLOGoZON looks at the A pentatonic minor scale for 7-string guitar in Drop A tuning.

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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 pentatonic minor scale 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 pentatonic minor scale - notes

GuitarPro7 fingerboard : A pentatonic minor scale

GuitarPro7: A pentatonic minor 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
A pentatonic minor scale are detailed below in the AGEDB octaves manner:-

AGEDB octaves Drop A: 7-string guitar fingerboard A pentatonic minor scale - intervals

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


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

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AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A pentatonic minor : 7Am5Am3 box shape pdf
AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A pentatonic minor : 6Gm3Gm1 box shape pdf
AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A pentatonic minor : 6Em4Em1 box shape pdf
AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A pentatonic minor : 4Dm2 box shape pdf
AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A pentatonic minor : 7Bm5Bm2 box shape pdf
AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A pentatonic minor : 7Am5Am3 box shape AT 12 pdf

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

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

GuitarPro7 - A pentatonic minor scale: 7Am5Am3 box shape

GuitarPro7 - A pentatonic minor scale: 6Gm3Gm1 box shape

GuitarPro7 - A pentatonic minor scale: 6Em4Em1 box shape

GuitarPro7 - A pentatonic minor scale: 4Dm2 box shape

GuitarPro7 - A pentatonic minor scale: 7Bm5Bm2 box shape

GuitarPro7 - A pentatonic minor scale: 7Am5Am3 box shape at 12


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AGEDB octaves (7-string guitar: Drop A) A pentatonic minor scale : 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 pentatonic minor scale Drop A: 7-string guitar box shapes TAB


The box shapes for the previous exercise follow:-

Drop A: 7 string guitar - A pentatonic minor scale box shapes

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

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7-string guitar: Drop A - A pentatonic minor scale box shapes pdf

7-string guitar: Drop A - A pentatonic minor scale box shapes TAB pdf7-string guitar: Drop A - A pentatonic minor scale box shapes TAB pdf


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

AGEDB octaves (Drop A: 7-string guitar) fingerboard A pentatonic minor scale notes pdf

AGEDB octaves (Drop A: 7-string guitar) fingerboard A pentatonic minor scale notes pdf


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