Minor scales on guitar

Learn The Minor Scale On Guitar

In this article we will show you how to play the G sharp minor scale on guitar, also known as the aeolian scale. Below you can see the scale in three different positions. The numbers in the circles refer to the degree of the scale, with 1 being the tonic, 2 being the second, and so on. Once you know these positions, you can move them anywhere on the neck in order to play that minor scale. For example, if you move position 1 to the eigth fret, you will be playing the c minor scale.

The minor scale has the following steps between its note: whole - half - whole - whole - half - whole - whole.

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The Three Positions You Should Know

Position 1 (Starting on the fourth fret)

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Position 2 (Starting on the sixth fret)

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Position 3 (Starting on the 9th fret)

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