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Fiddle Lessons: The Natural Minor Scale

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[MUSIC]
Okay.
We're going to look at another very
popular scale, and
this is the minor scales, the minor sound.
And of course, that's our sad sound.
Where we have the happy sound of the
major.
[MUSIC]
Little bunnies hopping around.
The minor is.
[MUSIC]
That's the big difference right there.
[MUSIC]
That sad, sad sound was minor.
Now the the reason we're calling it as
the, the natural minor's not because
it's like anything to do with free range
or you know, organic anything.
It's because, it is one of three kinds of
minor scales.
And we'll be covering those other ones
later.
But for now, let's just concentrate on.
The minor.
The natural minor and it's also called the
natural minor, because it's,
derived, it's connected very strongly with
another major scale.
Is the A natural minor scale, starting on
A.
[MUSIC]
Coming back down.
[MUSIC]
Is connected to the C major scale.
If we start.
[MUSIC]
So all these scales, are connected in some
way.
And this is a whole other subject.
All we have to know for now is that, the
minor scale has a whole step.
[MUSIC]
Then a half step.
[MUSIC]
And then another whole step.
[MUSIC]
And then another whole step.
[MUSIC]
And then a half step.
[MUSIC]
And another whole step.
[MUSIC]
And then up to the octave, right?
Another whole step.
So I'm gonna play it one more time.
Let's play it together, it's A, B, C, D,
E, F, G, A.
So here we go.
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Then coming down, starting with A.
[MUSIC]
And if we played it down, it would be the
same exact relationships.
Same notes, but down, so different finger
pattern.
[MUSIC]
Come down.
[MUSIC]
All right now.
I think we're ready for our next tune,
which is a sad tune.
[MUSIC]