F sharp Major scale for guitar.
The F# Major is a seven-note scale. Notes are displayed in the diagram with blue color with the root notes indicated by darker color. The root notes are always F# tones. In the two-octave pattern, the first root note is on the 6th string, 2nd fret.
F# Major 2 octaves
F# Major full fretboard
F# Major note names
The scale displayed with its numeric formula and scale degrees.
|7||E#||Major seventh||Leading tone|
The seventh degree is written as E#, which is the same as F. A practice in a scale notation is to not include the same letter twice, if it can be avoided.
The main three-note and four-note chords that are related to this scale are the following:
The tones in these chords correspond to the tones of the F# Major scale in which F# is the tonic triad and F#maj7 the tonic 7th chord.
The F sharp Major consists of seven notes. These can be described as intervals, as semi-notes or steps on the guitar fingerboard, written as 2 - 2 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 2 - 1 from the first note to the next octave.
The scale can be played on the guitar from different starting positions in which F# functions as the root tone.
The F# Major is relative to D# Minor, which means that both scales include the same notes but with different tonal center.
The F# Major is identical with the F# Ionian mode.
Start the audio and play along! Use notes from the scale in the diagram above.Normal tempo:
The F sharp scale presented in sheet music notation.
The sheet music includes two octaves played ascending and descending. In musical notation, the key of F# is indicated by its key signature with six sharps.