C Melodic Minor ScalesThe melodic minor scale has the same notes as the major scale except that the 3rd degree is lowered by one semitone, creating a major scale with a flattened 3rd degree. Thus, C Melodic minor scale is represented by the following notation: 1, 2, ♭3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. Another way to look at the melodic minor scale is the same notes as the natural minor scale except that the 6th and the 7th degree is raised by one semitone. This lesson shows the seven patterns beginning on the the first fret, sixth string. And then, covering the entire neck. I am playing though all the patterns using Hammer-ons and Pull-offs in each pattern. You can also playing along with the videos using alternate picking, and then add the legato in later as you get more comfortable. The pdf shows all the scale patterns, the notation and tablature.
Free Demo Video
The video below is an example of the videos that are available for this exercise. For Paid Members, this section includes a commentary video that explains each exercise in full. Additionally, each exercise is also presented as videos where the exercise is played in 10+ tempos. Sign up today to get full access to all the videos.
Most exercises include backing tracks for you to practice with. They are also provided in the same tempos as the videos. Backing tracks are available for paid members only and are downloadable MP3 files.
Every exercise includes a transcription in standard notation as well as guitar tab. The transcriptions are presented online and are also available for download as a PDF for printing or saving to your computer. The transcriptions are available for Paid Members of PracticeTheGuitar.com
C Melodic Minor Scales 1570 cly9s