A chromatic scale 2nd register

Animated A chromatic scale 2nd register tab by ActionTab on guitar. So easy you'll be playing in minutes.

Following from the previous exercise in the Theory section, here we play 2 A chromatic scales together. The 1st A chromatic scale is exactly the same as the previous exercise. You will hear it, but not see it being played. It provides lower-sounding notes.

Over the top of that scale we play the 2nd A chromatic scale (from the next register). Listen carefully to hear how both notes played together sound the same, except one set of notes is somehow higher and the other is somehow lower. This neatly illustrates our lesson: That although we have 12 distinct notes, these notes repeat through different registers. On guitar there around 3-4 registers for all 12 notes.

If you don't have a 24 fret guitar, then just play from frets 2-14 on the G string instead. As long as you get the idea, that's the important thing.

From (root) A to A (octave) the 12 notes are:

Low A - A# - B - C - C# - D - D# - E - F - F# - G - G# - A (octave)

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