Eb Melodic Minor
E flat Melodic Minor scale for guitar.
The Eb 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, 11th fret.
Eb Melodic Minor 2 octaves
Eb Melodic Minor full fretboard
Eb Melodic Minor with note names
The scale displayed with its numeric formula, intervals and scale degrees.
The main chords that are related to this scale are the following:
The tones in these chords correspond to the tones of the Eb Melodic Minor scale in which Ebm is the tonic triad.
The E flat Melodic Minor scale consists 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.
This scale has an unusual aspect: it ascends as described above but descends as the Natural Minor. For that reason, it is also known as the Ascending Melodic Minor.
The Eb Melodic Minor is one of three Eb Minor scales, the other two are Eb Natural Minor and Eb Harmonic Minor.
The scale is identical with the Major scale apart from the minor third. Because of this, it is sometimes referred to as Ionian b3 scale.