A Minor Scales

A minor scales are all related to the key of C even though some contain notes not in the scale. Minor scales can be made easily from the major scale

The A natural minor scale has the same notes as its relative major C. It’s just the C scale played from A to A. This scale is also the A Aeolian mode

A Natural Minor Scale


Chords in A Natural Minor Scale

A Melodic Minor Scale

To make a melodic minor scale you just flat the 3rd of a major scale.


The A Minor Melodic Scale

Chords in the A Melodic Minor Scale

A Harmonic Minor Scale

For the harmonic scale you lower the 3rd and 6th note of the major scale

This scale has the most unique sound. You will recognize it in Latin music.


The A minor harmonic scale

Major Scale Modes

Harmonic Minor Scale Modes

Melodic Minor Scale Modes

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