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Is this a scale?

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Tupac, Mar 27, 2013.


  1. Tupac

    Tupac

    May 5, 2011
    While noodling today I found some notes that sound tonally "correct" together. Any idea what it is? Sounds scary.

    ---------5-7-
    ----6-7------
    5-8----------
    -------------
     
  2. anonymous111813

    anonymous111813 Guest

    Mar 1, 2011
    --------------5--7---------------------------
    ------5-6-7-----------------------------------
    -5-8-----------------------------------------
    -------------------------------------------

    Dm pentatonic scale with blue note b5

    One of the most common scales used in Rock, Blues...
     
  3. Fitzi

    Fitzi

    Apr 30, 2012
    it's not the entire scale, but a sort of collections of notes from the A harmonic minor scale. specifically the 4th, 6th, #7th, 8th, 3rd/10th, and 4th/11th notes in the scale.

    scale to 11th degree:
    G --------------------------4--5--7-
    D --------------------6--7----------
    A -----------5--7--8----------------
    E --5--7--8-------------------------

    please, anyone with more music theory skill than me, feel free to correct my mistakes :ninja:
     
  4. elgecko

    elgecko

    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    AKA the blues scale
     
  5. Groove Master

    Groove Master

    Apr 22, 2011
    Montreal
    Author of Groove 101, Slap 101 and Technique 101
    Fmin6 Pentatonic starting on D.

    You can play that scale over: F min6/9, Dmin7(b5), Bb13, G11(b9), Ab Maj13(#11).

    If you add the A, then D minor Blues like it was suggested before
     

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