Harmonic minor scale

A (default) A# B C C# D D# E F F# G G#
Notes
A B C D E F G# play notes
Intervals
W H W W H WH H
Semitones
1 3 4 6 8 9 12
Scale degrees
1 2 ♭3 4 5 ♭6 7

Guitar neck

This guitar neck shows the notes of the harmonic minor scale.

E B G D A E 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 E F G# A B C D E F G# A B C D B C D E F G# A B C D E F G# A G# A B C D E F G# A B C D E F D E F G# A B C D E F G# A B C A B C D E F G# A B C D E F G# E F G# A B C D E F G# A B C D
1 e  E |-F-|---|---|-G#|-A-|---|-B-|-C-|---|-D-|---|-E-|-F-|---|---|-G#|-A-|---|-B-|-C-|---|-D-|---|
2 B  B |-C-|---|-D-|---|-E-|-F-|---|---|-G#|-A-|---|-B-|-C-|---|-D-|---|-E-|-F-|---|---|-G#|-A-|---|
3 G  - |-G#|-A-|---|-B-|-C-|---|-D-|---|-E-|-F-|---|---|-G#|-A-|---|-B-|-C-|---|-D-|---|-E-|-F-|---|
4 D  D |---|-E-|-F-|---|---|-G#|-A-|---|-B-|-C-|---|-D-|---|-E-|-F-|---|---|-G#|-A-|---|-B-|-C-|---|
5 A  A |---|-B-|-C-|---|-D-|---|-E-|-F-|---|---|-G#|-A-|---|-B-|-C-|---|-D-|---|-E-|-F-|---|---|-G#|
6 E  E |-F-|---|---|-G#|-A-|---|-B-|-C-|---|-D-|---|-E-|-F-|---|---|-G#|-A-|---|-B-|-C-|---|-D-|---|
         1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  

Shapes

These CAGED scale patterns help you learn the harmonic minor scale as it relates to standard CAGED chords. For instance, Pattern 1 will correspond to a C chord.

Pattern 1

E A D G B E 9 10 11 12 13 D E F G# A B C D E F G# G# A B C D E F
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Pattern 2

E A D G B E 0 1 2 3 4 E F G# A B C D E F G# A B B C D E F G#
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Pattern 3

E A D G B E 2 3 4 5 6 G# A B C D E F G# A B C D E F G# A
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Pattern 4

E A D G B E 4 5 6 7 8 G# A B C D E F G# A B C D E F G# A B C
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Pattern 5

E A D G B E 7 8 9 10 B C D E F A B C D E F G# A B C D
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