Major Scale in Guitar

How To : Play the major scale on the guitar for beginners

There are zillions of fun and cool things you can do with guitars, including riffs, hammer down, and so on. But in order to unleash the rock star that we know is hidden deep within you, you have to start with the basics first. About half of all pop and rock songs are based on ...more

How To : Master the major scale on the guitar

Check out this video from Berkleemusic.com and watch as Larry Bayone, Chair of Berklee's Guitar Department, explains how to find the notes of the guitar scale from memory by practicing the major scale in a variety of different positions and registers on the fret board.

How To : Play bass guitar scales in F major

With this video series you will be able to learn about the bass guitar and everything you need to know to start playing. Begin by learning the parts of the guitar. Our expert will break down the parts of the bass guitar so you understand what each part does. Part 1 of 14 - How ...more

How To : Build a G major scale on an open G string

Check out this instructional guitar video that shows you how to play a G major scale and build on an open G string. Building a G major scale on the open G string is a good exercise to play to help improve your guitar skills. This short lesson is great for advanced beginners wh ...more

How To : Slur 3 notes per string with C major scale

Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video that shows you slur three notes per string with the C major scale. Scale patterns are a fun way to practice scales and important for improving technique and expanding your improvising vocabulary. Improve your guitar skills by ...more

How To : Play C major scale in 1st position

Getting to know your scales are important to understanding music theory, learning your fretboard, improving your technique and training your ear. Check out this instructional acoustic guitar video that shows how to play C major scale in first position. Playing a scale on one s ...more

How To : Play bass guitar in E Major

In this video series, our expert Ryan Larson will give you an introduction to playing the bass guitar in E Major including how to play the scale on the bass fretboard, intervals and roots. He will also show you some walking bass lines including progressions and tritone substit ...more

How To : Play jazz bass guitar in E Major

In this video series, expert jazz musician Ryan Larson will teach you how to read and play jazz bass in the key of E Major. Learn the different scales and techniques in this step by step bass guitar lesson. Improve your ability to groove with other musicians and move freely al ...more

How To : Play Bossa Nova guitar in E Major

In this series of video music lessons you'll learn how to play Bossa Nova classical guitar. Expert Ryan Larson shows you the essential scales and chord progressions you'll need to know to play Bossa Nova songs, taking you through a piece measure by measure, and offering tips o ...more

How To : Play bossa nova guitar in D major

In this series of video music lessons you'll learn how to play Bossa Nova classical guitar. Expert Ryan Larson shows you the essential scales and chord progressions you'll need to know to play Bossa Nova songs, taking you through a piece measure by measure, and offering tips o ...more

How To : Play bossa nova guitar in C major

In this series of video music lessons you'll learn how to play Bossa Nova classical guitar. Expert Ryan Larson shows you the essential scales and chord progressions you'll need to know to play Bossa Nova songs, taking you through a piece measure by measure, and offering tips o ...more

How To : Play bossa nova guitar in D flat major

In this series of video music lessons you'll learn how to play Bossa Nova classical guitar. Expert Ryan Larson shows you the essential scales and chord progressions you'll need to know to play Bossa Nova songs, taking you through a piece measure by measure, and offering tips o ...more

How To : Play bossa nova guitar in G flat major

In this series of video music lessons you'll learn how to play Bossa Nova classical guitar. Expert Ryan Larson shows you the essential scales and chord progressions you'll need to know to play Bossa Nova songs, taking you through a piece measure by measure, and offering tips o ...more

How To : Play bossa nova guitar in B flat major

In this series of video music lessons you'll learn how to play Bossa Nova classical guitar. Expert Ryan Larson shows you the essential scales and chord progressions you'll need to know to play Bossa Nova songs, taking you through a piece measure by measure, and offering tips o ...more

How To : Play guitar scales in 3rds

In this guitar lesson you will learn how to play scales in thirds for a killer sound and riffs. Demonstrated here with minor pentatonic scale and the major scale.

How To : Learn about guitar scales

This instructional guitar video plays 11 major scales, note by note, with sound so you know what they look like on the guitar. Each scale section shows fret positions, key signature, tab and musical notation. You can use this with the "How To Build Guitar Chords" video as an a ...more

How To : Play easy guitar chords, scales and melodies

In these videos, learn the rest of the notes on the guitar, including the A and D strings, how to play the classic songs “Amazing Grace” and “Greensleeves,” how to play a C major scale, G, C, and D major guitar chords, how to read chord charts, and how to play simple chord pro ...more

How To : Play the C major scale on the piano

After taking piano lessons for most of our anguished childhood, we realized one of the most effective ways to increase finger dexterity and speed was simply to play scales. Over and over and over and over again. While churning them out an infinite number of times is tres borin ...more

How To : Play a D major scale on the violin and exercises

In this two part how to video you will learn the notes on the A string, the D major scale, and begin to learn how to use the violin bow. This lesson gives you some helpful exercises to improve your technique. With this the tips from this tutorial you can learn how to play the ...more

How To : Play an E-major scale on the violin

There are twelve different notes and twelve different main major keys that every instrument can play in. Learn the notes in the E major violin scale in this free video clip from an expert musician and learn to apply them to other keys as well. Part 1 of 15 - How to Play an E-m ...more

How To : Play a G-major scale on the violin

There are twelve different notes and twelve different main major keys that every instrument can play in. Learn the notes in the G major violin scale in this free video clip from an expert musician and learn to apply them to other keys as well. Part 1 of 15 - How to Play a G-ma ...more

How To : Play a D major scale on the violin

There are 12 different notes and 12 different major keys in which every instrument can play. Learn the notes in the D major violin scale and how to apply them to other keys as well in this free video from an expert musician. Part 1 of 15 - How to Play a D major scale on the vi ...more

How To : Play the violin in the E-flat (Eb) major scale

In this video series, watch as professional violinist Jason Salmon teaches you how to play scales on a violin in Eb (flat) major. Improve your music theory and violin playing technique with the help of these instructional videos. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play the violin in the E- ...more

How To : Play a slurred 3 octave G major scale on violin

If you want to improve your violin technique then this how to video is the place to start. This video teaches you to play slurred 3 octave G major scale. This exercise, based on the Galamian "Contemporary Violin Technique," is designed to help you increase your comfort and agi ...more

How To : Play a G major scale in 3 octaves on the violin

If you want to improve your violin technique then this how to video is the place to start. This violin lesson teaches you to play a G major scale in 3 octaves. This exercise is designed to help you increase your comfort and agility in all positions, develop confidence and accu ...more

How To : Play a 3 octave G major scale on the violin

If you want to improve your violin technique then this how to video is the place to start. This video teaches you to play 3 octave G major scale. This exercise is designed to help you increase your comfort and agility in all positions, develop confidence and accuracy in all po ...more

How to Play blues guitar : A major and A minor licks

In this video, we learn how to play blues guitar: A major and A minor licks. Start by turning on your metronome and playing various A minor and A major chord licks and phrases. Play in pentatonic as you are doing the different licks so you can hear a difference between how the ...more

How To : Play the minor pentatonic scale on guitar

This how to video explains a bit about the minor pentatonic scale and the chords it gets played over on the electric guitar. This is an easy scale to learn and is the basis for most blues music. Watch this tutorial and you will be playing minor pentatonic scales on the guitar ...more

How To : Use descending bass lines in C major on guitar

Because of its portability, the acoustic guitar can be wonderful songwriting device. However, having a pocket symphony in your head–or pocket, as it were–does you little good if your hands aren't on board. Fortunately, YouTube user Sawlon is here to help you train your head an ...more

How To : Play a diminished scale based guitar lick

Do you dream of standing on stage in front of millions of fans with a guitar in your hand? You could make this dream come true, if only you could play the guitar! This guitar tutorial series from Robert Renman teaches you the basics of guitar playing along with a few beginner ...more

How To : Play a chromatic scale on the guitar

In this guitar lesson, learn how to play a chromatic scale on a standard-tuning (EADGBE) guitar. With the guitar, as with any other instrument, if you want to improve, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash with free, high-quality guitar lessons like this ...more

How To : Jam and solo with a D blues scale on electric guitar

Lookin' to improve yer chops? How 'bout yer licks? This free video guitar lesson is so great, it'll improve your chops AND your licks! It presents a detailed overview of how to get started jamming and soloing in a D blues scale on an electric guitar. Take a look.

How To : Play the Dorian scale on the guitar

Do you dream of standing on stage in front of millions of fans with a guitar in your hand? You could make this dream come true, if only you could play the guitar! This guitar tutorial series from Robert Renman teaches you the basics of guitar playing along with a few beginner ...more

How To : Play the rock/blues scale on the guitar with tabs

You know your piano player friends who practice their basic piano scales daily even though they're already well advanced and can play Rachmaninoff like no one's business? It may seem absurd to need to do such simple practicing at all, but scale exercises are the best thing you ...more

How To : Play the blues scale on the guitar

This guitar lesson focuses on the blues scale and shows you a bunch of tricks to help you use it wisely. The blues scale is based on a minor penatonic scale, but includes the flat 5th note. Most popular rock songs have roots in the blues scale. Learning the forms of the blues ...more

How To : Play the minor pentatonic scale on your guitar

Justin teaches us how to play the minor pentatonic scale in this tutorial. This is a useful scale that you will use as long as you play the guitar. Start with your first finger in the fifth fret of the thickest string. Play A, then reach up with your fourth finger in the eight ...more

How To : Play a sweep picking lick in E major on the guitar

Do you dream of standing on stage in front of millions of fans with a guitar in your hand? You could make this dream come true, if only you could play the guitar! This guitar tutorial series from Robert Renman teaches you the basics of guitar playing along with a few beginner ...more

How To : Improvise with chord and scale tones on guitar

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Play flute scale in C Major

In this series of videos, learn more about playing the flute in the key of C Major from our expert, Kiely Griffin. Part 1 of 17 - How to Play flute scale in C Major. Play flute scale in C Major - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Play flute s ...more

How To : Play a guitar lick in a major key

If you are looking for some new licks to incorporate into your solos on the electric guitar, then this how to video is a great place to start. In this guitar lesson you will learn how to play a major lick. This riff outlines chord shapes and uses slides to create a pedal slide ...more

How To : Play pentatonic scale boxes on the guitar

Do you dream of standing on stage in front of millions of fans with a guitar in your hand? You could make this dream come true, if only you could play the guitar! This guitar tutorial series from Robert Renman teaches you the basics of guitar playing along with a few beginner ...more

How To : Play an A major blues progression on guitar

Because of its portability, the acoustic guitar can be wonderful songwriting device. However, having a pocket symphony in your head–or pocket, as it were–does you little good if your hands aren't on board. Fortunately, YouTube user Sawlon is here to help you train your head an ...more

How To : Play the F major chord on an acoustic guitar

Master the F major chord on your acoustic guitar, with help from Charles Sedlak. If you can master this, the rest is downhill - you pretty much have it made. Watch out though, you have to cover two strings with one finger!

How To : Play the major chords on an acoustic guitar

In this video, you will learn how to play the major chords on an acoustic guitar, including A, B, C, D, E, F, and G. First, you will be reminded to tune your guitar before playing these chords, which is important. You will be shown each chord, one after the other, and told the ...more

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