Hungarian Minor Scales
The Hungarian Minor scale is a scale often used to create an exotic feel in music. It is a fun sounding scale to learn to play with fun fingerings. It has the potential to help you break out of a creative block by inspiring new ways for you to look at the fretboard. If it was good enough for Henry Mancini to use to compose the Pink Panther theme/melody, it will be good enough for you!
What is the Hungarian Minor Scale?
WikiPedia has this to say about the Hungarian Minor scale:
The Hungarian Minor scale ,Double Harmonic minor scale, or Gypsy minor scale, is a type of combined musical scale. It is the fourth mode of the double harmonic scale. It is the same as the harmonic minor scale, except that it has a raised fourth scale degree.
Interactive Hungarian Minor guitar scale charts
Select a tuning (standard tuning is the default) then select a key to display.
7 string guitar
6 string guitar
Standard | Drop D | Drop B
Tune by string:
6 5 4 3 2 1 go
*** Change a string then press "go" then choose scale to view
Turn off pattern box Turn on moveable pattern box
Select a key for Hungarian Minor
A | E | B | F# | C# | G# | D | G | C | F | Bb | Eb
Posted October 24, 2016, 7:54 am in: Scales
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