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D Major Scale Shape

The notes that make up the D major scale are D, E, F#, G, A, B, C#.

Fig. 1: D Major Scale

Fig. 2: Extended Major Scale

Fig. 3: D Pentatonic

Fig. 4: Major/Pentatonic Comparison

The 4th and 5th scales steps are omitted in the pentatonic. For the D major scale the G note is the 4th scale step and C# is the 7th.