A# Dorian scale

A# Dorian scale for guitar presented by diagram.
The A sharp Dorian is a seven-note scale, also called A sharp Jazz Minor. Colored circles in the diagram mark the notes, with darker color highlighting the root notes. In the two-octave pattern, the first root note is on the 6th string, 6th fret.

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2 octaves

A# dorian scale diagram Notes: A# - B# - C# - D# - E# - F## - G# Intervals: 2 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 2 Type: Septonic 

The scale displayed with its numeric formula, intervals and scale degrees.

Intervals Degrees
1 A# Unison Tonic
2 B# Major second Supertonic
b3 C# Minor third Mediant
4 D# Perfect fourth Subdominant
5 E# Perfect fifth Dominant
6 F## Sixth Submediant
b7 G# Minor seventh Subtonic

The second degree is written as B#, which is the same as C. The fifth degree is written as E#, which is the same as F. The sixth degree is written as F##, which is the same as G. A practice in a scale notation is to not include the same letter twice, if it can be avoided.

Chords that are related to this scale are the following:

A#m7, A#m9, A#m11
Cm7
C#maj7, C#maj9
D#7, D#9, D#11, D#13
Fm7, Fm9, Fm11
Gm7b5
G#maj7, G#maj9, G#maj13

The tones in these chords corresponds to the tones of the A# Dorian scale (triads have been excluded).

The A sharp Dorian scale consist of seven notes. These can be described as steps on the guitar fingerboard according to the following formula: whole, half, whole, whole, whole, half and whole from the first note to the same in the next octave.
The A sharp Dorian is also a mode of the G# Major Scale. It contains exactly the same notes, but starts on another note.
The scale is otherwise most related to the A# Natural Minor and A# Melodic Minor scales, which differ with just one note in both cases.

Start the audio and play along! Use notes from the scale in the diagram above.

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A sharp scales categories

A# Major A# Minor A# Melodic Minor A# Harmonic Minor A# Major Pentatonic A# Minor Pentatonic A# Dorian A# Gypsy Major A# Gypsy Minor