The guitar scales series is not done yet. Now it’s time to cover some minor scales. First one in line is the C harmonic minor guitar scale. Minor scales in general sound sadder and more depressing than major scales, and the progression is not that obvious as well. Therefore it might sound a little funny the first time you play it.
Here’s the basic pattern:
Now something more interesting. The following pattern lets you hit C sounds on three separate occasions and is easily transferable up and down the fretboard. Good pattern for practicing as minor scales typically require a slightly bigger amount of time to master.
Lastly, check out this video tutorial to learn yet another pattern for the C harmonic minor scale.
If you want to learn more you can visit all-guitar-chords.com and get the full pattern for the C harmonic minor scale (click here).
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