Scales and modes exist to create melodies. They are also wonderful training tools. Train smart & sing through your instrument. If you can sing it, you can play it.
Prerequisite session from Fretting in Techniques.: Open & Closed • Fretting Confidence • Two basic states of a string. Know that tones are going to work.
E Major Scale in a Line • Get started with a Major scale on a single string. 221-2221.
The Pull • [the pull is a type of slur • also in Fretting]
Pull Exercise using E Major Scale in a Line
EON for for E Major Linear Scale [also in Chords & Theory & Mapping]
Figuring Out Melodies • First tones are given. Use your ear to map the remainder. Do this!
Melody Answer • You got this.
Em-G Major Pentatonic Frame 2
Adding Tones to Am-C Pentatonic
G Major Scale • F-sharp instead of F • one tone different from C Major - also see Chords in G Major \
Am-C Major Pentatonic Frame 2
Moving Scale Form 54
D Major Scale
All Modes in C Major
minor as a Key Signature [also in Chords]
Moving Scale Form 64
Moving Scale Form 41
F Major Scale - Moving Scale Form 62
7 Majors Wrap • 51 • 61 • 52