# What is a 3 note scale?

## What is a 3 note scale?

What is the 3 notes per string system? With this system of learning scales, as the name implies, you play 3 notes per string across the fretboard for each position. There aren’t any changes from 3 notes, to 2 notes, back to 3 notes, like you find in the CAGED system.

### What notes make up g Major scale?

G major (or the key of G) is a major scale based on G, with the pitches G, A, B, C, D, E, and F♯. Its key signature has one sharp. Its relative minor is E minor and its parallel minor is G minor.

What is the 3 chord in the key of G?

The triad chords in the key of G major are G major, A minor, B minor, C major, D major, E minor, and F# diminished. When you add sevenths you end up with the four note chords, G major seventh, A minor seventh, B minor seventh, C major seventh, D dominant seventh, E minor seventh, and F# minor seventh flat five.

What are the three major chords in the key of?

The I, IV, and V chords are the three most used chords in each major key. Aloud you would call them, “The one, four, and five chords.” The I chord is built on the first note of the key. The IV chord is built on the fourth note of the key.

## What three notes make a chord?

A chord is a combination of three or more notes. Chords are built off of a single note, called the root. In this lesson, we will discuss triads. They are created with a root, third, and fifth.

### What string does a major scale start on?

You can also play the G major scale as a “Movable major scale shape/pattern”, starting with the root note on the Low E/6th string). Moveable means you can move the scale pattern anywhere up and down the fretboard and apply it to any key.

What are the 3 notes per string major scale patterns?

The 3 notes per string major scale patterns give us another way to map out scales on the fretboard. Combining these patterns with the CAGED patterns can really open up the guitar and allow you to expand your lead playing. They may take a little more time to learn, but I think the effort is well worth it.

How do you play the 3 notes minor scale?

In position 1 of the 3 notes minor scale pattern, there are three root notes, which are found on the 6th, 4th, and 2nd strings. Starting on the root note on the 6th string, play each note of the scale ascending and descending, as shown in the tab below. The recommended fingering for playing the scale can be seen in the second column of the diagram.

## Why do guitarists play 3 notes per string?

Playing 3 Note Per String Scales. Using 3 note per string scales rather than standard scale shapes can help improve your speed and fluency. By learning scales with 3 notes per string you can also improve your fretboard knowledge and bring new sounds to your lead playing.

### How many notes are in the F major scale?

Here I’ve written out the F major scale and its related modes with 3 notes on each string, which divides the neck up into 7 overlapping areas. I’ve chosen to name each pattern according to the mode generated when playing it from its lowest available note.