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The Minor or Aeolian Scale

Minor scale

A minor scale consists of:

  • Whole step
  • Half step
  • Whole step
  • Whole step
  • Half step
  • Whole step
  • Whole step

In a minor scale, the minor seconds are between the 2nd and 3rd note, and between the 5th and 6th note. All the rest are major seconds.


Position

Aeolian scale for bass


On 1 string

minor scale for bassguitar