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Chord/Scale Relations

Chord/Scale Relations

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(6.7)  Melodic Minor Progressions

Melodic Minor based chord progressions are less common.  As mentioned before, the Melodic Minor scale is most often used as the basis for melodies, rather than chords.

Here is a couple of progressions though, to illustrate the sound of the harmonies which are produced by the C Melodic Minor scale.

A more useful set of related chords can be derived from the Harmonic Minor scale, shown in the following topics.

 

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