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(@djanvk)
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I'm looking for somewhere I can just see all the main scales, not really a lesson on them just the scales laid out so we can see them and play or print them.

Thanks


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(@alangreen)
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Greybeard, one of our moderators, has a site which might help. You can find it on his profile

Alternatively, is there really nothing in the lessons pages here?

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(@davidhodge)
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Alternatively, is there really nothing in the lessons pages here?

No, probably not. The lessons here explain how various scales are formed but then try to encourage readers to write the scales out themselves in an old-fashiioned effort to help the reader retain the knowledge.

This is one of the things we're trying to address with the new "quick references" or "micro-lessons" like the Swing Eighths piece ( https://www.guitarnoise.com/guide/swing-eighths/ ) that just went up this last week. I've just added "scales" to the short list!

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(@minotaur)
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I'm looking for somewhere I can just see all the main scales, not really a lesson on them just the scales laid out so we can see them and play or print them.

Thanks

Google is your best friend.

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&as_q=&as_epq=major+scales&as_oq=&as_eq=&num=10&lr=&as_filetype=&ft=i&as_sitesearch=&as_qdr=all&as_rights=&as_occt=any&cr=&as_nlo=&as_nhi=&safe=images

http://musiced.about.com/od/lessonsandtips/qt/scales.htm
http://musiced.about.com/od/lessonsandtips/qt/minosclaes.htm

Major Scale in Every Key
C = C - D - E - F - G - A - B - C
D = D - E - F# - G - A - B - C# - D
E = E - F# - G# - A - B - C# - D# - E
F = F - G - A - Bb - C - D - E - F
G = G - A - B - C - D - E - F# - G
A = A - B - C# - D - E - F# - G# - A
B = B - C# - D# - E - F# - G# - A# - B
C# = C# - D# - E# (=F) - F# - G# - A# - B# (=C) - C#
Db = Db - Eb - F - Gb - Ab - Bb - C - Db
Eb = Eb - F - G - Ab - Bb - C - D -Eb
F# = F# - G# - A# - B - C# - D# - E# (=F) - F#
Gb = Gb - Ab - Bb - Cb (=B) - Db - Eb - F - Gb
Ab = Ab - Bb - C - Db - Eb - F - G - Ab
Bb = Bb - C - D - Eb - F - G - A - Bb

Minor Scale in Every Key
C = C - D - Eb - F - G - Ab - Bb - C
D = D - E - F - G - A - Bb - C - D
E = E - F# - G - A - B - C - D - E
F = F - G - Ab - Bb - C - Db - Eb - F
G = G - A - Bb - C - D - Eb - F - G
A = A - B - C - D - E - F - G - A
B = B - C# - D - E - F# - G - A - B
C# = C# - D# - E - F# - G# - A - B - C#
Eb = Eb - F - Gb - Ab - Bb - Cb - Db - Eb
F# = F# - G# - A - B - C# - D - E - F#
G# = G# - A# - B - C# - D# - E - F# - G#
Bb = Bb - C - Db - Eb - F - Gb - Ab - Bb

You can take these and put them into an Excel spreadsheet to line them up and pretty them up. That's what I did. When I'm being too stupid and braindead, or too lazy to transpose in my head I look at my cheat charts.

It is difficult to answer when one does not understand the question.


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 Nuno
(@nuno)
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Misanthorpe (or similar), another member, runs a very cool site that perhaps could be useful for you. You only have to select the scale (or chord) and the formula and notes are shown, and also where are the notes in the fretboard. I use it every now and then.

http://www.chordsandscales.co.uk/


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(@greybeard)
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Thanks for the hat-tip, Alan.

You've just reminded me that I have to update my links. The place that I had my site - Freenet - is still a net, but no longer free. I now have it on my own domain - http://greybeard.really-cool.net/

I started with nothing - and I've still got most of it left.
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(@djanvk)
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Good information, thanks everyone.


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(@theanvil)
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You could try this too
http://www.cleartabs.com/cleartabs-lessons/scales-arpeggios/
I found it pretty useful.

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