Build a minor Scale (Visual)

A minor scale is perceived to have a more somber, sadder collection of tonal qualities when compared to the Major scale. This is subject to personal interpretation. You will be able to tell the difference between tunes written in a minor key if you practice active listening. The step pattern of the minor natural scale is W,H,W,W,H,W,W. The half steps are between the 2nd and 3rd and the 5th and 6th tones. The minor scale is another one of those linchpin portals to understanding musical theory and applying these theories toward inventive guitar playing.

Learn the Major scale.

Learn the minor scale.

You are on your way.

build a minor scale