‘D Sharp Minor Pentatonic’ contains the following notes:

D# – F# – G# – A# – C#

The relative major of D# minor is F# 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. There is no open position for D# minor pentatonic. Instead, let’s look at the 5 moveable positions for D# minor pentatonic:

1st Position (lowest fret is 1)
D Sharp Minor Pentatonic 1st Position Frets
D Sharp Minor Pentatonic 1st Position Notes
3rd Position (lowest fret is 3)
D Sharp Minor Pentatonic 3rd Position Frets
D Sharp Minor Pentatonic 3rd Position Notes
6th Position (lowest fret is 6)
D Sharp Minor Pentatonic 6th Position Frets
D Sharp Minor Pentatonic 6th Position Notes
8th Position (lowest fret is 8)
D Sharp Minor Pentatonic 8th Position Frets
D Sharp Minor Pentatonic 8th Position Notes
11th Position (lowest fret is 11)
D Sharp Minor Pentatonic 11th Position Frets
D Sharp Minor Pentatonic 11th Position Notes

Quick Links:

Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales on the Guitar

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