‘F Sharp Major Pentatonic’ contains the following notes:

F# – G# – A# – C# – D#

The relative minor of F# major is D# minor.

For an in depth lesson on the theory behind the major 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. As none of the notes in F# major pentatonic can be played on the open strings, there is no ‘open position’ for this particular scale. Let’s look at the 5 moveable positions for F# major pentatonic:

1st Position (lowest fret is 1)

F Sharp Major Pentatonic Open Position Frets

F Sharp Major Pentatonic Open Position Notes

3rd Position (lowest fret is 3)

F Sharp Major Pentatonic 3rd Position Frets

F Sharp Major Pentatonic 3rd Position Notes

6th Position (lowest fret is 6)

F Sharp Major Pentatonic 6th Position Frets

F Sharp Major Pentatonic 6th Position Notes

8th Position (lowest fret is 8)

F Sharp Major Pentatonic 8th Position Frets

F Sharp Major Pentatonic 8th Position Notes

11th Position (lowest fret is 11)

F Sharp Major Pentatonic 11th Position Frets

F Sharp Major Pentatonic 11th Position Notes

Quick Links:

Major and Minor Pentatonic Scales on the Guitar

F# Major Scale

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