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Major Scales for Bass Guitar - Flat Keys

Year of composition
Easy (Grades 1-3)
2 minutes
Classroom materials
Solo instrument (4-string Bass Guitar [notation])
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Here are the one octave major scales for bass guitar, from C flat (7 flats) to C major (open) through the cycle of fifths. F is in open position, all others follow a simple moveable shape. Scales should be played smoothly and evenly with i m fingering in the right hand (or alternate up and down strokes with plectrum). Practising at 40 bpm, 60 bpm, 80 bpm and 100 bpm is good for control.

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