Author Topic: Why do we have to learn the pentatonic scale?  (Read 2037 times)

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Offline Guitar26

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Why do we have to learn the pentatonic scale?
« on: January 10, 2022, 11:36:30 pm »
Was on YouTube and wondered why so much store is put into knowing the pentatonic scale.
The only videos I could find were How to and not Why.
If there are eight notes in the regular scale and only five in the pentatonic aren't we limiting ourselves?
Won't it just mean we will have to learn all over again later on when we need to learn the other three notes?
I'm guessing I'm missing the point by a mile but are some songs only constructed of five notes whilst others have all eight?

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Re: Why do we have to learn the pentatonic scale?
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2022, 07:07:01 am »
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Re: Why do we have to learn the pentatonic scale?
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2022, 12:10:15 pm »
Close2u, thank you. Don't know how I missed that.

 

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