Minor Scales On Piano Complete Course TUTORIAL

Minor Scales On Piano Complete Course TUTORIAL

Learn How To Play All Minor Scales And Songs In Minor Keys

What you’ll learn:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the natural minor scale on piano
  • Demonstrate understanding of the harmonic minor scale on piano
  • Demonstrate understanding of the melodic minor scale on piano
  • Explain the relationship between the relative minor and the relative major
  • Understand the chord scale/ Nashville Number System in all the three minor scales
  • Be able to play songs arranged in a minor key
  • Understand how to modulate from a minor key to a major key


  • Basic piano playing skills will be an added advantage
  • You will need a piano to enable you practice the lessons covered in the course

A majority of songs played in churches today are arranged on major keys. Songs written on minor keys also have a unique sound that communicates a different mood altogether. It is vital to understand the theoretical concepts behind minor scales and how they relate to major scales.This course is an introduction minor scales and their application in praise and worship music. We take time to study the theory behind different types of minor scales and the chords associated with them.We have used popular songs around the world to help you grasp these concepts.The Course content is as follows:Lesson 1 Natural Minor Scale And Its Chord ScaleLesson 2 Harmonic Minor Scale And Its Chord ScaleLesson 3 Melodic Minor Scale And Its Chord ScaleLesson 4 Song Example: I Enter the holy of holiesLesson 5 Relative Minor To Major Movement – Modulation Techniques(Song Example)Lesson 6 Song Example : Shalom JerusalemLesson 7 Song Example: Lord let your fire fallLesson 8 Song Example: Lord I offer my life to youI have also included a link to an eBook that summarizes all the concepts covered in the course together with lead sheets of the songs played. Take time and go through the notes then play along the songs indicated with appropriate chords.


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Introduction

Section 2: Types Of Minor Scales

Lecture 2 The Natural Minor Scale

Lecture 3 The Harmonic Minor Scale

Lecture 4 The Melodic Minor Scale

Section 3: Song Examples In Minor Keys

Lecture 5 Song Example 1

Lecture 6 Song Example 2

Lecture 7 Song Example 3

Lecture 8 Song Example 4

Lecture 9 Song Example 5

Section 4: Course Assignment

Lecture 10 Class Assignment And Notes

Existing piano players who want to gain a better understanding in playing songs arranged on minor keys and scales.

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