G Major & E minor scale Banjo

G Major scale (1♯)

Learn G Major scale on a Banjo the easy way. After learning about the role each note plays in G Major scale you’ll be able to play in the key of G on Banjos and on many more musical instruments.

  • G Major scale notes: G – A – B – C – D – E – F♯
  • E minor scale notes: E – F♯ – G – A – B – C – D
  • E minor scale is the Relative minor of G Major scale.
  • G Major scale has 1 sharp

G Major scale Modes, Intervals & Diatonic Function

G Major scale Modes:

  • G Ionian: G – A – B – C – D – E – F♯
  • A Dorian: A – B – C – D – E – F♯ – G
  • B Phrygian: B – C – D – E – F♯ – G – A
  • C Lydian: C – D – E – F♯ – G – A – B
  • D Mixolydian: D – E – F♯ – G – A – B – C
  • E Aeolian: E – F♯ – G – A – B – C – D
  • F♯ Locrian: F♯ – G – A – B – C – D – E

G Major scale Diatonic Function

  • G is the Tonic.
  • A is the Supertonic.
  • B is the Mediant.
  • C is the Subdominant.
  • D is the Dominant.
  • E is the Submediant.
  • F♯ is the leading.

G Major scale Intervals & Diatonic Function table

Ionian Dorian Phrygian Lydian Mixolydian Aeolian Locrian
Tonic Supertonic Median Subdominant Dominant Submediant Leading
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
T T St T T T St
G A B C D E F♯ G

G Major scale Banjo Diagrams

G Major and E minor scale on a Banjo

G Major & E minor scale notes on Banjo

G Major & E minor scale notes on Banjo

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