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Lesson 5: Sixths


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Minor Scale Intervals

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Now, let's expand to the next interval, called a sixth. To play a sixth interval using the natural minor scale, you need to skip 4 notes ahead of your starting note. So, if we start on an E note in the key of E minor, we would skip F#, G, A, and B, until we arrive upon C, which is a (minor) sixth interval up from E.

Let's take this idea through the E minor Scale. Here are the notes:


Now, let's take a look at an example in the style of former Scorpions and Electric Sun guitarist, Uli Jon Roth.
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