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Major Scale | Major Pentatonic Scales

Another Keynote presentation illustrating guitar diagrams created with the fonts Chords and Scales. 

No images or shapes were used.

 

Building major pentatonic scales in a major scale

shown in the key of D major:

  • create the Amaj pentatonic scale, second fret position in the key of D major.
  • shifting the major third C# of the Amaj pentatonic scale up a minor second creates the Dmaj pentatonic scale.
  • shifting the major third F# of the Dmaj pentatonic scale up a minor second creates the Gmaj pentatonic scale.
  • go to the next position by moving the Gmaj pentatonic scale up a major second → Amaj pentatonic scale.
  • repeat in all positions
  • repeat in all keys

 

Major Scale | Major Pentatonic Scales

Layered Neck Diagrams | Sneak Peek

New Font Styles | Chords Dot · Scales Dot

Today I want to show you in a short video the upcoming new font styles Chords Dot and Scales Dot complementing the font families Chords and Scales. With this upgrade you are enabled to create layered neck diagrams in Mac OS X and iOS in any combination:

  • scales – scales
  • scales – arpeggios
  • scales – chords
  • chords – chords
  • chords – arpeggios

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Create powerful web presentations without the hassle of importing fretboard images or pdf-files from other applications. Only fonts are used in this video – no images. The chord-, scale- and arpeggio diagrams are written within Apple Pages resp. Keynote taking advantage of the features these applications offer. 

 

Chords and Scales Library

By now the Chords and Scales library coming with fonts for neck diagrams includes about 10.000 chord-, scale- and arpeggio diagrams for guitar, not to mention your custom neck diagrams. All these diagrams can be used with the new font styles Chords Dot and Scales Dot as well. 

Please note that Chords Dot and Scales Dot will be free upgrades for existing customers. Stay tuned!

Dorian Scales | Chords | Arpeggios

Use this Pages document as a source for comparing guitar diagrams for dorian scales, minor7 pentatonic scales, min7 arpeggios, min7 chords and minor triads in different fret positions. Feel free to copy and print sections for your students, modify the guitar chords as required. For Mac OS X as well as iPad and iPhone.

Note: Fonts for neck diagrams need to be installed on your device to display the diagrams!

Dorian scales chords arpeggios

  • dorian scale diagrams in all keys arranged in the circle of fifths
  • minor7 pentatonic scales
  • min7 arpeggios
  • min7 chords
  • min triads
  • 18 pages
  • 390 scale, chord and arpeggio guitar fretboard diagrams
  • A4 · US letter
  • Mac OS X and iOS
  • requirements: Scales font family · Chords font family · Apple Pages

Free download

Ionian Scales | Chords | Arpeggios

Use this Pages document as a source for comparing guitar diagrams for ionian scales, major pentatonic scales, maj7 arpeggios, maj7 chords and major triads in different fret positions. Feel free to copy and print sections for your students, modify the guitar chords as required. For Mac OS X as well as iPad and iPhone.

Note: Fonts for neck diagrams need to be installed on your device to display the diagrams!

Major scales chords arpeggios

 

  • ionian scale diagrams in all keys arranged in the circle of fifths
  • major pentatonic scales
  • maj7 arpeggios
  • maj7 chords
  • maj triads
  • 18 pages
  • 390 scale, chord and arpeggio guitar fretboard diagrams
  • A4 · US letter
  • Mac OS X and iOS
  • requirements: Scales font family · Chords font family · Apple Pages

Free download

Pentatonic Scales Overview

Use this Pages document as a source for comparing major pentatonic scales and minor7 pentatonic scales in different fret positions. Feel free to copy and print sections for your students, modify the diagrams as required. For Mac OS X as well as iPad and iPhone.

Note: The Scales font family needs to be installed on your computer to display the diagrams!

Pentatonic scales overview

  • major pentatonic scales
  • minor7 pentatonic scales
  • 19 pages
  • 192 pentatonic scale diagrams for six string guitar
  • A4 · US letter
  • Mac OS X and iOS
  • requirements: Scales font family · Apple Pages

Free download