How to construct and play the melodic minor scale

Name

This is the melodic minor scale.

Intervals

How to construct the melodic minor scale?

Use the following intervals in any order to construct this scale. Start on a specific note on which you want to construct this scale from (for instance the note "C") and calculate each interval on top of it. Afterwards, you will be able to play it on your instrument.

Perfect unison

Has 0 semitones and spans 1 naturals.

Major second

Has 2 semitones and spans 2 naturals.

Minor third

Has 3 semitones and spans 3 naturals.

Perfect fourth

Has 5 semitones and spans 4 naturals.

Perfect fifth

Has 7 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Major sixth

Has 9 semitones and spans 6 naturals.

Major seventh

Has 11 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Chords

Which chords can you play on the melodic minor scale?

Cheatsheet

Play the melodic minor scale in any musical key

You can play the C melodic minor scale with the following notes.

C   D   Eb   F   G   A   B  

Sheet music of the C melodic minor scale.

The notes of the C melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

C melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the C melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the C# melodic minor scale with the following notes.

C#   D#   E   F#   G#   A#   B#  

Sheet music of the C# melodic minor scale.

The notes of the C# melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

C# melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the C# melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the Db melodic minor scale with the following notes.

Db   Eb   Fb   Gb   Ab   Bb   C  

Sheet music of the Db melodic minor scale.

The notes of the Db melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

Db melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the Db melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the D melodic minor scale with the following notes.

D   E   F   G   A   B   C#  

Sheet music of the D melodic minor scale.

The notes of the D melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

D melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the D melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the D# melodic minor scale with the following notes.

D#   E#   F#   G#   A#   B#   C##  

Sheet music of the D# melodic minor scale.

The notes of the D# melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

D# melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the D# melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the Eb melodic minor scale with the following notes.

Eb   F   Gb   Ab   Bb   C   D  

Sheet music of the Eb melodic minor scale.

The notes of the Eb melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

Eb melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the Eb melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the E melodic minor scale with the following notes.

E   F#   G   A   B   C#   D#  

Sheet music of the E melodic minor scale.

The notes of the E melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

E melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the E melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the F melodic minor scale with the following notes.

F   G   Ab   Bb   C   D   E  

Sheet music of the F melodic minor scale.

The notes of the F melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

F melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the F melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the F# melodic minor scale with the following notes.

F#   G#   A   B   C#   D#   E#  

Sheet music of the F# melodic minor scale.

The notes of the F# melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

F# melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the F# melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the Gb melodic minor scale with the following notes.

Gb   Ab   Bbb   Cb   Db   Eb   F  

Sheet music of the Gb melodic minor scale.

The notes of the Gb melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

Gb melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the Gb melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the G melodic minor scale with the following notes.

G   A   Bb   C   D   E   F#  

Sheet music of the G melodic minor scale.

The notes of the G melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

G melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the G melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the G# melodic minor scale with the following notes.

G#   A#   B   C#   D#   E#   F##  

Sheet music of the G# melodic minor scale.

The notes of the G# melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

G# melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the G# melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the Ab melodic minor scale with the following notes.

Ab   Bb   Cb   Db   Eb   F   G  

Sheet music of the Ab melodic minor scale.

The notes of the Ab melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

Ab melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the Ab melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the A melodic minor scale with the following notes.

A   B   C   D   E   F#   G#  

Sheet music of the A melodic minor scale.

The notes of the A melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

A melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the A melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the A# melodic minor scale with the following notes.

A#   B#   C#   D#   E#   F##   G##  

Sheet music of the A# melodic minor scale.

The notes of the A# melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

A# melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the A# melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the Bb melodic minor scale with the following notes.

Bb   C   Db   Eb   F   G   A  

Sheet music of the Bb melodic minor scale.

The notes of the Bb melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

Bb melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the Bb melodic minor scale on the piano.

You can play the B melodic minor scale with the following notes.

B   C#   D   E   F#   G#   A#  

Sheet music of the B melodic minor scale.

The notes of the B melodic minor scale written down in sheet music.

B melodic minor on the piano.

The notes of the B melodic minor scale on the piano.