F# Minor scale

F sharp Minor scale for guitar presented by diagram.
The F# Minor is a seven-note scale, also called Natural F# Minor. Colored circles mark the tones in the diagram, with darker color highlighting the root notes. The root notes are always F# tones. In the two-octave pattern, the first root note is on the 6th string, 2nd fret.


2 octaves

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

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

Formula Notes Intervals Degrees
1 F# Unison Tonic
2 G# Major second Supertonic
b3 A Minor third Mediant
4 B Perfect fourth Subdominant
5 C# Perfect fifth Dominant
b6 D Minor sixth Submediant
b7 E Minor seventh Subtonic

The main chords that are related to this scale are the following:

  • F#m
  • G#dim
  • A
  • Bm
  • C#m
  • D
  • E

The tones in these chords correspond to the tones of the F# Minor scale.

The F sharp Minor scale consists of seven notes. These can be described as intervals, as semi-notes or steps on the guitar fingerboard, written as 2 - 1 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 2 - 2 from the first note to the next octave.
The F# Minor is relative to A Major. Both scales include the same notes but their tonal center differ.
The F# Minor is identical with the F# Aeolian mode.