Guitar scales overview

Scales sorted by root note. Choose from all notes.

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C scales

Guitar scales with C as the root note.

C Major C Minor C Melodic Minor C Harmonic Minor C Major Pentatonic C Minor Pentatonic C Blues C Rock 'n' roll C Ionian C Dorian C Phrygian C Lydian C Mixolydian C Aeolian C Locrian C Dorian Bebop C Mixolydian Bebop C Gypsy Major C Gypsy Minor

C# / Db scales

Guitar scales with C# as the root note.

C# Major C# Minor C# Melodic Minor C# Harmonic Minor C# Major Pentatonic C# Minor Pentatonic C# Blues C# Rock 'n' roll C# Ionian C# Dorian C# Phrygian C# Lydian C# Mixolydian C# Aeolian C# Locrian C# Dorian Bebop C# Mixolydian Bebop C# Gypsy Major C# Gypsy Minor

D scales

Guitar scales with D as the root note.

D Major D Minor D Melodic Minor D Harmonic Minor D Major Pentatonic D Minor Pentatonic D Blues D Rock 'n' roll D Ionian D Dorian D Phrygian D Lydian D Mixolydian D Aeolian D Locrian D Dorian Bebop D Mixolydian Bebop D Gypsy Major D Gypsy Minor

D# / Eb scales

Guitar scales with D# as the root note.

D# Major D# Minor D# Melodic Minor D# Harmonic Minor D# Major Pentatonic D# Minor Pentatonic D# Blues D# Rock 'n' roll D# Ionian D# Dorian D# Phrygian D# Lydian D# Mixolydian D# Aeolian D# Locrian D# Dorian Bebop D# Mixolydian Bebop D# Gypsy Major D# Gypsy Minor

E scales

Guitar scales with E as the root note.

E Major E Minor E Melodic Minor E Harmonic Minor E Major Pentatonic E Minor Pentatonic E Blues E Rock 'n' roll E Ionian E Dorian E Phrygian E Lydian E Mixolydian E Aeolian E Locrian E Dorian Bebop E Mixolydian Bebop E Gypsy Major E Gypsy Minor

F scales

Guitar scales with F as the root note.

F Major F Minor F Melodic Minor F Harmonic Minor F Major Pentatonic F Minor Pentatonic F Blues F Rock 'n' roll F Ionian F Dorian F Phrygian F Lydian F Mixolydian F Aeolian F Locrian F Dorian Bebop F Mixolydian Bebop F Gypsy Major F Gypsy Minor

F# / Gb scales

Guitar scales with F# as the root note.

F# Major F# Minor F# Melodic Minor F# Harmonic Minor F# Major Pentatonic F# Minor Pentatonic F# Blues F# Rock 'n' roll F# Ionian F# Dorian F# Phrygian F# Lydian F# Mixolydian F# Aeolian F# Locrian F# Dorian Bebop F# Mixolydian Bebop F# Gypsy Major F# Gypsy Minor

G scales

Guitar scales with G as the root note.

G Major G Minor G Melodic Minor G Harmonic Minor G Major Pentatonic G Minor Pentatonic G Blues G Rock 'n' roll G Ionian G Dorian G Phrygian G Lydian G Mixolydian G Aeolian G Locrian G Dorian Bebop G Mixolydian Bebop G Gypsy Major G Gypsy Minor

G# / Ab scales

Guitar scales with G# as the root note.

G# Major G# Minor G# Melodic Minor G# Harmonic Minor G# Major Pentatonic G# Minor Pentatonic G# Blues G# Rock 'n' roll G# Ionian G# Dorian G# Phrygian G# Lydian G# Mixolydian G# Aeolian G# Locrian G# Dorian Bebop G# Mixolydian Bebop G# Gypsy Major G# Gypsy Minor

A scales

Guitar scales with A as the root note.

A Major A Minor A Melodic Minor A Harmonic Minor A Major Pentatonic A Minor Pentatonic A Blues A Rock 'n' roll A Ionian A Dorian A Phrygian A Lydian A Mixolydian A Aeolian A Locrian A Dorian Bebop A Mixolydian Bebop A Gypsy Major A Gypsy Minor

A# / Bb scales

Guitar scales with A# as the root note.

A# Major A# Minor A# Melodic Minor A# Harmonic Minor A# Major Pentatonic A# Minor Pentatonic A# Blues A# Rock 'n' roll A# Ionian A# Dorian A# Phrygian A# Lydian A# Mixolydian A# Aeolian A# Locrian A# Dorian Bebop A# Mixolydian Bebop A# Gypsy Major A# Gypsy Minor

B scales

Guitar scales with B as the root note.

B Major B Minor B Melodic Minor B Harmonic Minor B Major Pentatonic B Minor Pentatonic B Blues B Rock 'n' roll B Ionian B Dorian B Phrygian B Lydian B Mixolydian B Aeolian B Locrian B Dorian Bebop B Mixolydian Bebop B Gypsy Major B Gypsy Minor