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Bass Scales: How to Play the C Sharp/D Flat Minor Scale

Watch more How to Play Bass Guitar videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to play the C sharp/D flat minor scale on the bass guitar in this bass scales guitar lesson from Howcast. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. "You can think about D-flat minor as D-flat major with a lowered third note, a lowered sixth note and a lowered seventh note. But, that can all be really confusing when we're trying to just play music. So instead, you can think about it as an E-major scale starting on the sixth note which is D-flat or C-sharp. Let's refresh ourselves on the E-major scale. We started on E, the second fret of the D string. Now F-sharp. C-sharp is first fret on the G string. A- second fret, B -fourth fret, C-sharp - sixth fret, E-sharp - eighth fret, back to E on the ninth fret. Now, if we go back to the sixth note on our scale, that brings us the C sharp. You can use those same notes to play C sharp minor. C-sharp, B, A, G-sharp, F-sharp, E, D-sharp and C-sharp. This is what the C-sharp minor scale sounds like on the bass guitar."
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