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Major Scale Shape 5

Next up in this Major Scale pattern series is shape 5. This shape is easier to remember, for me, than shape 4. The finger configuration for this shape, transcribed at the end of the post, is as follows – 1st,

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Phrygian Mode Explained

To catch up on the theory discussed in earlier posts on this topic, click here and here to be brought up to speed. To create a modal chord progression in the Phrygian mode, which is Mode III, the III chord

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Major Scale Pattern 3

Next up in this Major Scale pattern series in Pattern 3. Again the nice symmetry of Shape 1 is absent. The finger configuration for this shape is as follows – 1st, 2nd & 4th fingers for E String 1st3rd &

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