Harmonic minor scale
A scale is a series of notes. The harmonic minor scale is formed using the following pattern: tone, semitone, tone, tone, semitone, tone and a half, semitone.
This is how the scale of C harmonic minor looks when written down:
A harmonic minor scale can begin on any note. Here is the scale of G harmonic minor:
A harmonic minor scale shares the same key signature as its relative major but raises the 7th note by a semitone, both ascending and descending.
Explanation of minor scales and why we need different versions