Yngwie Malmsteen Guitar Scales Lesson
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Yngwie Malmsteen Guitar Scales Lesson

				

      Yngwie Malmsteen (who's real name is Lars Johann Yngwie 
Lannerback was born in Stockholm, Sweden, June, 1963.His 
music influences include Jimi Hendrix, Ritchie Blackmore,
Bach, Vivaldi, Beethoven, and Mozart and 19th century violin-
ist Niccolo Paganini.
 

Yngwie Malmsteen is known for his flambouyant use of exotic
scales, and modes and arpeggios and classical guitar scales
which he applies to his guitar solo's in nearly every song. 
This lesson teaches some of Yngwie's most commonly used tools, 
all of which are taught in the key of E, which is often favored 
among Yngwie and great players alike for it's "low bottom end"
sound.
  
              E Minor Natural or Pure Scale

    E  F#  G          A  B  C            D   E 
e :-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B :-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G :-----------------|-----------------|---7--9----------|
D :-----------------|-7--9--10--------|-----------------|
A :-7--9--10--------|-----------------|-----------------|
E :-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


                  E Harmonic Minor Scale

    E  F#  G          A  B  C            D#  E
e :-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B :-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G :-----------------|-----------------|---8--9----------|
D :-----------------|-7--9--10--------|-----------------|
A :-7--9--10--------|-----------------|-----------------|
E :-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


                     E Hungarian Minor

    E  F#  G           A# B  C            D# E
e :-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B :-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G :-----------------|-----------------|---8--9----------|
D :-----------------|--8--9--10-------|-----------------|
A :-7--9--10--------|-----------------|-----------------|
E :-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|



                    E Spanish Phrygian

    E  F  G           A  B   C            D  E
e :-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B :-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
G :-----------------|-----------------|---7--9----------|
D :-----------------|-7--9--10--------|-----------------|
A :-7--8--10--------|-----------------|-----------------|
E :-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


                     E Diminsihed Run

   E   G  A# C#  E   G   A# C# E  G A#  C#  E
e :-----------------|-----------------|-9--12-----------|
B :-----------------|-------------8-11|-----------------|
G :-----------------|-------6--9------|-----------------|
D :-----------------|-5--8------------|-----------------|
A :----------4--7---|-----------------|-----------------|
E :-0--3--6---------|-----------------|-----------------|


                     E Minor Arpeggio

    E  G   B  E  G     B    E
e :-----------------|--7----12--------|-----------------|
B :--------------8--|-----------------|-----------------|
G :-----------9-----|-----------------|-----------------|
D :--------9--------|-----------------|-----------------|
A :-7--10-----------|-----------------|-----------------|
E :-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

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