Learn how to play a new minor scale on guitar with this step-by-step F Sharp minor scale guitar lesson. You’ll learn scale positions, how the scale works, and more!
F Sharp Minor Scale Guitar Lesson
F Sharp minor scale notes
There are seven notes in the F Sharp natural minor scale, and three of them are sharps.
F Sharp minor scale formula
The formula for the F Sharp Minor Scale and every other minor scale is 1-2-b3-4-5-b6-b7.
F Sharp Minor Scale Intervals (Half and Whole steps)
The half and whole step sequence for the F Sharp Minor Scale and every other minor scale is:
Scale degrees of the F Sharp minor scale
F Sharp Minor Chord
The F Sharp Minor Chord is the root chord (the 1st chord) in the F Sharp Minor Scale.
Relative major of F Sharp minor
The relative major of F Sharp minor is A major.
How to play the F Sharp Minor Scale
You can play the F Sharp Minor Scale on guitar by finding the F# note and following the minor scale formula, which results in the notes F#-G#-A-B-C#-D-E.
By doing this you’ll end up with countless positions and shapes for the F Sharp minor scale.
As for this lesson, you’ll look at the F Sharp minor scales’ CAGED positions and other related shapes.
F# Minor Scale CAGED Positions
Modes of F Sharp minor
The 7 modes of F sharp minor are:
- F# Aeolian
- G# Locrian
- A Ionian
- B Dorian
- C# Phyrygian
- D Lydian
- E Mixolydian