How to Build a Harmonic Minor Scale

INTRODUCTION The harmonic minor scale is arguably the most popular of the three minor scales (the others being the natural minor and melodic minor). It’s pleasing to the ear but at the same time has a certain melancholic quality, as is …

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How to Build a Natural Minor Scale

natural minor scale

INTRODUCTION The natural minor scale is one of three minor scales (the others being the harmonic minor and melodic minor). Although not as common as the other two, it is extremely useful to know, at the very least because it …

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How to Build a Major Scale

INTRODUCTION The Major Scale is one the most widely-used scales in music and certainly one that every musician should know. As with every other scale, it follows a particular pattern (i.e. formula), which is what gives it the quality that …

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