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A Minor Scale


The A minor scale is probably the easiest 'minor' scale to play, with only one black note - the G sharp.

You'll notice how this scale, like all the minor scales, sound very different to the major scales.


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How To Play It...


This scale is played with the right hand, like this:

  1. Thumb on A

  2. Finger #2 on B

  3. Finger #3 on C

  4. - bring your thumb under your third finger -

  5. thumb on D

  6. Finger #2 on E

  7. Finger #3 on F

  8. Finger#4 on G#

  9. Finger #5 (pinky) on A

And the left hand piano scale fingering:

  1. Finger #5 (pinky) on A

  2. Finger #4 on B

  3. Finger #3 on C

  4. Finger #2 on D

  5. thumb on E

  6. - bring your third finger over your thumb -

  7. Finger #3 on F

  8. Finger #2 on G#

  9. Finger #1 on A





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