The Harmonic Minor Scale for Guitar

The Harmonic Minor Scale structure is similar to the Natural Minor scale structure, except for the 7th note.

Click on a Tab to View the Harmonic Minor Scale for Each Root Note

C
D
E
F
G
A
B

To play a harmonic minor scale, raise the 7th note of the natural minor guitar scale by a half step as seen below.

Natural Minor
Natural Minor Scale
Harmonic Minor

The Formula for the Harmonic Minor Scale: whole step, half step, whole step, whole step, half step, whole + half step, whole step OR by lowering the 3rd and 6th notes of the major scale.

Harmonic Minor Scale Tabs