A# scales

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

A# Major A# Minor A# Melodic Minor A# Harmonic Minor A# Major Pentatonic A# Minor Pentatonic A# Blues A# Rock 'n' roll A# Ionian A# Dorian A# Phrygian A# Lydian A# Mixolydian A# Aeolian A# Locrian A# Dorian Bebop A# Mixolydian Bebop A# Half Whole Diminished A# Whole Half Diminished A# Gypsy Major A# Gypsy Minor

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Explanations

Major - One of the most common scales, containing seven notes. The A# Major scale are connected to the key of A# (A sharp), they contain same notes.
Minor - One of the most common scales, containing seven notes. The A# Minor scale are connected to the key of A# Minor (A sharp Minor), they contain same notes. A# Minor is sometimes written as A#m in shortened form. Sometimes written as Natural Minor to distinguish it from other Minor scale categories.
Melodic Minor - A Minor scale that differs from the Natural Minor by containing one instead of three flattened notes.
Harmonic Minor - A Minor scale that differs 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 2nd and the 6th).
Blues - The par excellence scale choice for blues. Also referred to as the Pentatonic Minor Blues scale.
"Rock 'n' roll" - Pentatonic Major and Blues hybrid scale.
Ionian - The first mode of the Major scale.
Dorian - The second mode of the Major scale.
Phrygian - The third mode of the Major scale.
Lydian - The fourth mode of the Major scale.
Mixolydian - The fifth mode of the Major scale.
Aeolian - The sixth mode of the Major scale, also referred to as the Minor scale.
Locrian - The seventh mode of the Major scale.
Dorian Bebop - Contains the notes of the Dorian mode plus a passing note.
Mixolydian Bebop - Contains the notes of the Mixolydian mode plus a passing note.
Half Whole Diminished - An eight-note symmetric scale, also known as the Dominant Diminished scale.
Whole Half Diminished - An eight-note symmetric scale, also known as the Fully Diminished scale.
Gypsy Major - A seven-note scale, also known as the Spanish Gypsy scale and the Byzantine scale.
Gypsy Minor - A seven-note scale, also known as the Byzantine Minor scale.