What are the 5 scale shapes?
The five C-A-G-E-D scale shapes (C shape, A shape, G shape, E shape and D shape) surround the entire fretboard. The “shapes” are sometimes also referred to as “positions”.
What are the 5 minor pentatonic shapes?
This is note that gives the scale its note name.
- For example. Look at Pattern 1 below and notice that the R is on the 6th string (played with the Finger 1). …
- Pattern 1 (CAGED Shape E)
- Pattern 2 (CAGED Shape D)
- Pattern 3 (CAGED Shape C)
- Pattern 4 (CAGED Shape A)
- Pattern 5 (CAGED Shape G)
What are chord shapes?
The five basic chord shapes are open C, A, G, E, and D chords. Together they spell the word CAGED which helps us remember them.