Have fun while improving your improv chops jamming over this slow ballad backing track in E minor/G Major from Guitar Control. Use the provided tabs for the scales to use over this killer guitar backing track.
E Minor Pentatonic & E Natural Minor Scales
G Major Scale
Slow Ballad Backing Track
This slow ballad Backing Track In E minor/G Major consists of two parts. Part one, similar to a verse, is a nice progressive chord progression consisting of; E minor (Em), E minor over C (Em/C), G and B minor seven over F sharp (Bm7/F#). Being that it is centered around the E minor tonality playing in E natural minor and all of its positions works really well. You can also use E minor pentatonic.
Part two of this slow ballad backing track Backing Track In E minor/ G major is similar to a Chorus and consists of; C, D, B minor (Bm) and Em. Since the tonal focus is on G using G Major and all of its positions works really well for this section of the track. You can also use E minor pentatonic over this section as well.
About The Scales
The Natural Minor Scale, aka The Aeolian Mode, is a musical mode and a diatonic scale, aka the natural minor scale. It is the scale on the piano that starts with A. Its ascending interval form consists of a key note, whole step, half step, whole step, whole step, half step, whole step, whole step.
The Minor Pentatonic Scale is a musical scale with five notes per octave and is very common and found all over the world.
The major scale, aka the Ionian Mode, is a seven tone diatonic scale that is widely used in western music. The eighth duplicates the first at double its frequency so that it is called a higher octave of the same note, which its name is derived from Latin “octavus”, the eighth.