B Melodic Minor scale

B Melodic Minor scale for guitar presented by diagram.
The B Melodic Minor is a seven-note scale. Colored circles mark the tones in the fingerboard diagram, with darker color highlighting the root notes. In the two-octave pattern, the first root note is on the 6th string, 7th fret.


2 octaves

B melodic minor scale diagram Notes: B - C# - D - E - F# - G# - A# Intervals: 2 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 1 Type: Septonic 

The scale displayed with its numeric formula, intervals and scale degrees.

Intervals Degrees
1 B Unison Tonic
2 C# Major second Supertonic
b3 D Minor third Mediant
4 E Perfect fourth Subdominant
5 F# Perfect fifth Dominant
6 G# Minor sixth Submediant
7 A# Minor seventh Subtonic

The main three-note and four-note chords that are related to this scale are the following:

Bm X24432 BmM7 X24332
C#m X46654 C#m7 X46454
Daug X5433X DM7#5 X5X676
E 022100 E7 020100
F# 244322 F#7 242322
G#dim XX6797 G#m7b5 XX6777
A#dim X0121X A#m7b5 XX8999

The tones in these chords corresponds to the tones of the B Melodic Minor scale.
The second and fourth columns include short notations for the chords in the first and third columns respectively. These are based on common ways to play the chord, but there are other alternatives. “M” is used as an abbreviation instead for “maj” in the third column.

The B Melodic Minor scale consist of seven notes. These can be described as intervals, as semi-notes or steps on the guitar fingerboard, written as 2 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 1 from the first note to the next octave.
The B Melodic Minor is one of three B Minor scales, the other two are B natural Minor and B Harmonic Minor.

B scales categories

B Major B Minor B Melodic Minor B Harmonic Minor B Major Pentatonic B Minor Pentatonic B Dorian B Gypsy Major B Gypsy Minor