In this lesson, you will learn a theme based on the gypsy minor scale, a scale that is prominently used in Romani (gypsy) music. Exotic guitar scales like this one are a good way to bring new sounds into your playing.
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The gypsy minor scale (aka Hungarian minor scale or double harmonic minor scale) is similar to the harmonic minor scale, but with a raised 4:
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The following diagrams show you how the scale looks on the fretboard (in 2 positions). Get these 2 positions in your fingers before you go on to the theme.
Gypsy Minor Scale Video
Gypsy Minor Scale Guitar Tabs