It’s time to show you another basic guitar scale – the D major scale.

On the image below you can see a standard pattern for the D major guitar scale. The scale starts with a D sound and ends with a D sound as well.

D major scale v1

Here’s a tab for little additional help:

D major scale v1 tab

This standard pattern is not the one I prefer to play while practicing though. The following pattern is a bit more interesting because you hit D sounds three times, each one an octave higher, which makes it a really nice exercise.

D major scale v2

And the tab:

D major scale v2 tab

If you want to learn more you can visit and get the full pattern for the D major scale (click here).

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