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C Melodic Minor Pentatonic Scale #1. (MM Pent #1)
Also called Dorian #7 Pentatonic Scale.

ALL scales repeat the same pattern up and down in tone. C major scale: C, D, E, F, G, A, B and C. Numbers are given to correspond to the major scale degrees or positions.

C Major Scale: C=1/Root, D=2nd, E=3rd, F=4th, G=5th, A=6th, B=7th, C=8th/octave. 

C Melodic Minor Pentatonic Scale #1: C=1/Root, Eb=b3rd, G=5th, A=6th, B=7th, C=1/8 octave.

Memorize the C Melodic Minor Pentatonic Scale #1 note names and number formula.
C MM Pentatonic #1 - note names= C, Eb, G, A, B, and C    

C MM Pentatonic #1 - number formula= 1/R, b3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th, and root/8. 

C, Eb, G, A, B, C

1, b3, 5, 6, 7, 8/1.   

Using the note name chart below - play the C MM Pentatonic #1 scale starting from low thick E string 1st fret up neck, then back down neck. Repeat this same process for each string. Remember to say note names out loud as you play each note up and then down in tone. Repeat this process for all 6 strings: Low E, then A, D, G, B and thin E string. The underlined fret number indicates dot positions: 
 open   1        3,      5,       7,       9,           12,         15,     17     19,   21,       24
MM Pentatonic scale 1.png


Now play and say 
out loud as you play the C melodic minor pentatonic scale #1 pentatonic scale. Play the C note twice ascending and descending to memorize root note positions.

The note to note intervals are the same. This applies to any string, octave, position, instrument or Key. Repeat this same process for bass, piano and any other instrument.



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Now combine all of the Harmonic Minor Pentatonic Modes to create melodies for songs and soloing.

ALL scales repeat the same pattern up and down in tone. 

C major scale: C, D, E, F, G, A, B and C. 

Numbers are given to correspond to the major scale degrees or positions.

C Major Scale: C=1/Root, D=2nd, E=3rd, F=4th, G=5th, A=6th, B=7th, C=8th/octave.

C Harmonic Minor Scale: C=1/Root, D=2nd, Eb=b3rd, F=4th, G=5th, Ab=b6th, B=7th

Now play a real life musical example of all Seven Harmonic Minor Pentatonic Modes


P.1 Comb HM Pent scales with chords.png

P.2 Comb HM Pent scales with chords.png


The note to note intervals (number formulas) for the modes are the same for all instruments. 
This applies to any string, octave, position, instrument or Key. 
Repeat this same process for bass, piano and any other instrument.



All materials for personal use only.

Vince Lauria Sun and Earth Music

Copyright © 2013

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