Eb Melodic Minor scale

E flat Melodic Minor scale for guitar presented by diagram.
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.


2 octaves

Eb melodic minor scale diagram Notes: Eb - F - Gb - Ab - Bb - C - D Intervals: 2 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 1 Type: Septonic 

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

Intervals Degrees
1 Eb Unison Tonic
2 F Major second Supertonic
b3 Gb Minor third Mediant
4 Ab Perfect fourth Subdominant
5 Bb Perfect fifth Dominant
6 C Minor sixth Submediant
7 D Minor seventh Subtonic

The main chords that are related to this scale are the following:

  • Ebm
  • Fm
  • Gbaug
  • Ab
  • Bb
  • Cdim
  • Ddim

The tones in these chords corresponds to the tones of the Eb Melodic Minor scale.

The E flat 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 Eb Melodic Minor is one of three Eb Minor scales, the other two are Eb natural Minor and Eb Harmonic Minor.

E flat scales categories

Eb Major Eb Minor Eb Melodic Minor Eb Harmonic Minor Eb Major Pentatonic Eb Minor Pentatonic Eb Dorian Eb Gypsy Major Eb Gypsy Minor