C# scales

Guitar scales with C# as the root note.
Choose from the categories below for fingerboard diagrams and supplementary information.

C# scales categories

C# Major C# Minor C# Melodic Minor C# Harmonic Minor C# Major Pentatonic C# Minor Pentatonic C# Gypsy Major C# Gypsy Minor

Explanations

Major - One of the most common scales, containing seven notes. The C# Major scale are connected to the key of C# (C sharp), they contain same notes.
Minor - One of the most common scales, containing seven notes. The C# Minor scale are connected to the key of C# Minor (C sharp Minor), they contain same notes. C# Minor is sometimes written as C#m in shortened form. As the most common Minor scale category, it is often written just "Minor", but it is also common to call it natural Minor.
Melodic Minor - A Minor scale that differ from the natural Minor by containing one instead of three flattened notes.
Harmonic Minor - A Minor scale that differ from the natural Minor by containing two instead of three flattened notes.
Pentatonic Major - One of the two most common five-notes scales. Based on the regular Major scale, but with two omitted notes (the 4th and the 7th).
Pentatonic Minor - One of the two most common five-notes scales. Based on the natural Minor scale, but with two omitted notes (the 2th and the 6th).