Major Scale vs Minor Pentatonic explained with SONG EXAMPLES!
Major scale - white keys - 8 notes
Pleasent melodies, nursery rhymes, tuneful
e.g. Happy Birthday, Ode To Joy, Let It Be
Minor pentatonic - black keys - 5 notes - Pent
Darker, Bluesy, play ground chanting, thematic
e.g. Hey Joe, Another one bites the dust,
We can expand on this…
Major scale/ Minor scale
Same notes, just depends which you start on
Both are very melodic whether it is in a major or minor key. e.g. Let it go/ 7 years
Minor Pentatonic/ blues scale/ Dorian Mode, Hybrid Blues scale
All have the same underlying notes as the Minor Pentatonic
All have this same Darker, bluesy or thematic/ catchy aspect to them
See all the songs you can play in my Scales Series here!