This guitar scale reference contains the notes, formula, structure, positions, chords, and modes for the E Flat Minor scale. For an in-depth lesson on the minor scale, please see Minor Scale Positions & Theory.
Notes of E Flat Minor Scale
The E♭ Minor Scale contains one natural note, F, and six flats.
E♭ – F – G♭ – A♭ – B♭ – C♭ – D♭
|Intervals||Root||Major 2nd||Minor 3rd||Perfect 4th||Perfect 5th||Minor 6th||Minor 7th|
E Flat Minor is a minor scale and follows the minor scale structure of whole and half step intervals:
W H W W H W W
The diagrams below outline the 5 CAGED positions for the E Flat Minor scale.
Chords in the Key of E Flat Minor
|Chord Notes||E♭ – G♭ – B♭||F – A♭ – C♭||G♭ – B♭ – D♭||A♭ – C♭ – E♭||B♭ – D♭ – F||C♭ – E♭ – G♭||D♭ – F – A♭|
Relative and Parallel Scales
Relative Major of E Flat Minor: G Flat Major | G♭ – A♭m – B♭m – C♭ – D♭ – E♭m – Fdim
Parallel Major of E Flat Minor: E Flat Major | E♭ – Fm – Gm – A♭ – B♭ – Cm – D♭dim
The following are the modes of E Flat Minor:
- G♭ Ionian (Major)
- A♭ Dorian (Minor)
- B♭ Phrygian (Minor)
- C♭ Lydian (Major)
- D♭ Mixolydian (Major)
- E♭ Aeolian (Minor)
- F Locrian (Minor)