Today we move to the D#/Eb major guitar scale. This is the second scale in this series. In the previous episode we covered the C#/Db major scale.
Let’s begin by learning the first, easier, pattern. You begin by playing the D# sound on the 1st fret of the D4 string, and work your way up to the high D# on the 4th fret of the B2 string.
Here’s the figure:
And here’s the tab:
Let’s make things a little more interesting. This second pattern is much more demanding in terms of flexibility. You begin by playing the 6th fret of the A5 string, and work your way up to the 11th fret of the E1 string. This is a D# sound that’s two octaves higher than the starting one.
Here’s the pattern:
And the tab:
I encourage you to make this scale a part of your regular practice routine, so you get to exercise your left hand fingers as well as memorizing the notes on the fretboard.
If you want to learn more you can visit all-guitar-chords.com and get the full pattern for the D#/Eb major scale (click here).