F# scales

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

F# scales categories

F# Major F# Minor F# Melodic Minor F# Harmonic Minor F# Major Pentatonic F# Minor Pentatonic F# Dorian F# Gypsy Major F# Gypsy Minor

Explanations

Major - One of the most common scales, containing seven notes. The F# Major scale are connected to the key of F# (F sharp), they contain same notes.
Minor - One of the most common scales, containing seven notes. The F# Minor scale are connected to the key of F# Minor (F sharp Minor), they contain same notes. F# Minor is sometimes written as F#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).
Dorian - The second mode of the Major scale, also known as the Jazz Minor scale.
Gypsy Major - A seven-note scale, also known as the Spanish Gypsy scale and the Byzantine scale.
Gypsy Minor - A seven-note scale, also known as the Byzantine Minor scale.