G# scales

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

G# scales categories

G# Major G# Minor G# Melodic Minor G# Harmonic Minor G# Major Pentatonic G# Minor Pentatonic G# Gypsy Major G# Gypsy Minor

Explanations

Major - One of the most common scales, containing seven notes. The G# Major scale are connected to the key of G# (G sharp), they contain same notes.
Minor - One of the most common scales, containing seven notes. The G# Minor scale are connected to the key of G# Minor (G sharp Minor), they contain same notes. G# Minor is sometimes written as G#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).