F Major

The F major scale is a musical scale consisting of the following notes: F, G, A, Bb, C, D, and E. These notes are arranged in a specific order and are typically played in that order to create the F major scale. The distance between each note, known as an interval, is also consistent and creates the unique sound of the F major scale. The F major scale is a major scale, as its third scale degree (A) is a major third interval above the tonic (F)

F Major
Relative key D minor
Parallel key F minor
Dominant key C major
Subdominant B-flat major

how to play F Major scale

  1. Start by placing your first finger on the first fret of the low E string (6th string) on the guitar.
  2. Play the note by strumming or plucking the string. This is the F note, the root note of the F Major scale.
  3. Move your first finger to the second fret of the same string and play the note. This is the G note.
  4. Move your first finger to the third fret of the same string and play the note. This is the A note.
  5. Move your first finger to the fourth fret of the same string and play the note. This is the Bb note.
  6. Move your first finger to the fifth fret of the same string and play the note. This is the C note.
  7. Move your first finger to the sixth fret of the same string and play the note. This is the D note.
  8. Move your first finger to the seventh fret of the same string and play the note. This is the E note.
  9. To complete the scale, move your first finger back to the first fret of the low E string and play the F note again.
  10. Practice playing the scale ascending and descending, using different techniques such as strumming, plucking, and fingerpicking.
  11. Once you have mastered the scale on the low E string, try playing it on other strings as well, starting on different root notes. This will help you to become familiar with the scale across the entire fretboard.
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