On to Natural Minors

October 23, 2015

To understand the more complex versions of minor scales, one must first focus on the natural minor scale. It’s the minor scale in its true form without any changes. What...

To understand the more complex versions of minor scales, one must first focus on the natural minor scale. It’s the minor scale in its true form without any changes.

What is a natural minor?

Wiki has a good definition:

When a major scale and a natural minor scale have the same key signature, they are relative keys. A natural minor scale has the same notes as its relative major scale, but is built starting from the sixth note of the relative major scale.

What are the whole tones and half tones to memorize?

W, H, W, W, H, W, W

Memorize that and you’llĀ  be able to play them in any key! Good luck!

Next week harmonic minors

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