The major scale is also referred to as the ‘mother’ of all scales.
You can use MusicWheels™ to discover all the other major scales and their notes.
Major Scale Patterns Across the Fretboard
The diagrams below show generic patterns of the major scale.
The red note is the root note of the scale, for example:
– if you wish to play the A major scale then the red root note will be the note of A
– if you wish to play the D major scale then the red root note will be the note of D and so on.