C# Pentatonic Major scale
C sharp pentatonic scale for guitar.
The C# Pentatonic Major is a five-note scale. The fingerboard diagram shows the scale notes with root notes in darker color. In the two-octave pattern, the first root note is on the 6th string, 9th fret.
2 octavesNotes: C# - D# - F - G# - A# Intervals: 2 - 2 - 3 - 2 - 3 Type: Pentatonic
The scale and its scale degrees.
The fourth degree is omitted, as well as the seventh, since the degrees are based on the regular Major seven-note scale.
Some of the chords that are related to this scale are listed here:
The tones in these chords correspond to the tones of the C# Pentatonic Major scale. Notice that the match is not completely exact, the third (F#) in D#m7 and the fifth (C) in Fm7 are not included in the scale.
The notes in the scale can be described as intervals, written as 2 - 2 - 3 - 2 - 3 from the first note to the first in next octave.
The C# Pentatonic Major is relative to A# Pentatonic Minor. Both scales include the same notes but with different root notes.