Guitar Harmonic Minor Scales

Harmonic Minor Scales on the Guitar

This tutorial will explain what Harmonic Minor Scales are and how they are played on the guitar.

A Harmonic Minor Scale is a Minor Scale in which the 7th note has been raised.

This scale is very common in Classical Music and in Middle Eastern music.

Like every other pattern we will learn on the guitar, the Harmonic Minor Scale has five positions.

Position 1 looks like this:

Position 2

Position 3

Position 4

Position 5

Position 6