Scales > Major Pentatonic Scale

Major Pentatonic Scale

 

  T   T   T+S   T   T+S  
C   D   E   G   A   C

 

Formula: 1 2 3 5 6

Below is an example of the scale in the key of A:

All the keys of the scale are charted in the table below for easy reference:

Key I II III IV V Octave
A A B C# E F# A
A# A# C D F G A#
B B C# D# F# G# B
C C D E G A C
C# C# D# F G# A# C#
D D E F# A B D
D# D# F G A# C D#
E E F# G# B C# E
F F G A C D F
F# F# G# A# C# D# F#
G G A B D E G
G# G# A# C D# F G#