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Hungarian Minor Scales

Hungarian Minor guitar 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

This interactive guitar scale chart shows Hungarian Minor scales in all keys and in custom tunings you choose. You need JavaScript enabled in your browser for proper function of the charts.

Select a tuning (standard tuning is the default) then select a key to display.

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7 string guitar
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Change tuning - Current tuning: D-A-D-g-b-e
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

isolatorSelect Hungarian Minor guitar scales tuning
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Select a key for Hungarian Minor

A | E | B | F# | C# | G# | D | G | C | F | Bb | Eb

hungarian minor scales

Posted October 24, 2016, 7:54 am in: Scales


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