E Gypsy Minor scale

E Gypsy Minor scale for guitar presented by diagram.
The E Gypsy Minor is a seven-note scale. Notes are displayed in the diagram with blue color with the root notes indicated by darker color. In the two-octave pattern, the first root note appears on the 6th string, 12th fret.

Em

2 octaves

E gypsy minor scale diagram Notes: E - F# - G - A# - B - C - D# Intervals: 2 - 1 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 3 - 1 Type: Septonic

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

Intervals Degrees
1 E Unison Tonic
2 F# Major second Supertonic
b3 G Minor third Mediant
#4 A# Augmented fourth Subdominant
5 B Perfect fifth Dominant
b6 C Minor sixth Submediant
7 D# Major seventh Subtonic

The main three-note and four-note chords that can be harmonized from this scale are the following:

Name Notation Name Notation
Em 022000 Em7 022030
F#-5 XX4576 F#7-5 X34556
Gaug 321003 GM7#5 32444X
A#sus2 XX8577 N/A N/A
B X24442 Bmaj7 X02120
C X32010 Cmaj7 X32000
D#m X68876 D#m6 XX1312

The tones in these chords corresponds to the tones of the E Gypsy 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. See more about this notation system on the FAQ page.

The E Gypsy Minor consist of seven notes. These can be described as intervals, based on semi-notes or steps on the guitar fingerboard, written as 2 - 1 - 3 - 1 - 1 - 3 - 1 from the first note to the next octave.
The scale can be played on the guitar from different starting positions in which F function as the root tone.
The E Gypsy Minor is also referred to as the E Hungarian Minor scale. It should not be confused with the E Gypsy Major scale.

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