Musicarta Pentatonics Workbook
Pentatonic Scale-tone Practice Patterns

Set Two - Transposing, Page Two

This is the fourth page of the Set Two pentatonic scale-tone practice patterns - exercises Nos. 11 to 20, in major pentatonic scales that require black keys keys.

The number of black keys in the pentatonic scale is shown in brackets after the key, e.g., D major (1).

The number of black keys used in a major pentatonic scale is always one less than the number of accidentals in the major key signature, because the seventh of the 'sharp' major scales (G, D, A and so on), which is the first to attract a sharp, and the fourth in the flat keys (F and on), which is the first to attract a flat, are not used in the pentatonic scale.

Work on each exercise until it feels natural under your hand and you have learned a workable fingering. Starting trying to build up speed and an assured, confident tone.

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