‘C Sharp Minor Pentatonic’ contains the following notes:

C# – E – F# – G# – B

The relative major of C# minor is E major.

For an in depth lesson on the theory behind the minor pentatonic scale, read the post on pentatonic scales.

Positions Along The Fretboard:

The best way to practice any guitar scale is to memorize the individual positions along the fretboard. Let’s look at the open position and the 5 moveable positions for C# minor pentatonic:

Open Position
C Sharp Minor Pentatonic Open Position Frets
C Sharp Minor Pentatonic Open Position Notes
1st Position (lowest fret is 1)
C Sharp Minor Pentatonic 1st Position Frets
C Sharp Minor Pentatonic 1st Position Notes
4th Position (lowest fret is 4)
C Sharp Minor Pentatonic 4th Position Frets
C Sharp Minor Pentatonic 4th Position Notes
6th Position (lowest fret is 6)
C Sharp Minor Pentatonic 6th Position Frets
C Sharp Minor Pentatonic 6th Position Notes
9th Position (lowest fret is 9)
C Sharp Minor Pentatonic 9th Position Frets
C Sharp Minor Pentatonic 9th Position Notes
11th Position (lowest fret is 11)
C Sharp Minor Pentatonic 11th Position Frets
C Sharp Minor Pentatonic 11th Position Notes

Quick Links:

Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales on the Guitar

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