There are many types of minor scale. In different parts of the world there are different scales.
One of the most common sounding minor scales in western music originates from Austria. Mozart, the
famous Austrian composer used this minor scale in many compositions. This scale is also known as the
What is the Austrian Minor scale?
The 3rd value of the scale is flat (Half a tone down compared to the major scale)
The 6th value of the scale is flat (Half a tone down compared to the major scale)
In our case, we are learning today how to play the Austrian minor on the key of C:
The 3rd value will be Eb (E flat) instead of normal E
The 6th value will be Ab (A flat) instead of the normal A
All the rest of the notes are the same as the C major scale.