‘F Minor Pentatonic’ contains the following notes:

F – Ab – Bb – C – Eb

The relative major of F minor is Ab 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 F minor pentatonic. Instead, let’s look at the 5 moveable positions for F minor pentatonic:

1st Position (lowest fret is 1)
F Minor Pentatonic 1st Position Frets
F Minor Pentatonic 1st Position Notes
3rd Position (lowest fret is 3)
F Minor Pentatonic 3rd Position Frets
F Minor Pentatonic 3rd Position Notes
5th Position (lowest fret is 5)
F Minor Pentatonic 5th Position Frets
F Minor Pentatonic 5th Position Notes
8th Position (lowest fret is 8)
F Minor Pentatonic 8th Position Frets
F Minor Pentatonic 8th Position Notes
10th Position (lowest fret is 10)
F Minor Pentatonic 10th Position Frets
F Minor Pentatonic 10th Position Notes

Quick Links:

Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales on the Guitar

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