The F-sharp (F#) minor scale on flute has its tonic on F-sharp. It also has the pitches F-sharp, G-sharp, A, B, C-sharp, D, and E. The key signature of this scale has three sharps. The F-sharp minor scale is relative to A major scale, parallel to the F-sharp major scale, dominant to the C-sharp minor scale, and subdominant to the B minor scale.
There are three different F-sharp minor scales for flute:
- F-sharp natural minor
- F-sharp harmonic minor
- F-sharp melodic minor
Click here to see the fingering chart for F-sharp minor notes.
F-sharp (F#) natural minor scale on the flute:
If you would like to play the F-sharp natural minor scale on the flute correctly, you can use the two-octave scale chart below to know what notes to flatten or sharpen:
F-sharp (F#) harmonic minor scale on flute
The F-sharp harmonic minor scale on the flute has a sharpened seventh note, which is called E#. This alteration creates a distinct sound and distinguishes it from the F-sharp natural minor scale. Below is a two-octave scale chart for F-sharp harmonic minor on the flute:
F-sharp (F#) melodic minor scale on flute (ascending and descending)
The F-sharp melodic minor scale on the flute differs from the F-sharp natural minor scale because it has the sixth and seventh notes, D and E, respectively, sharpened when ascending and natural when descending. Below is a two-octave scale chart for F-sharp melodic minor on flute:
F-sharp minor arpeggioio on flute
The F-sharp minor arpeggio notes are F#, A, and C#. An arpeggio is a type of musical pattern where the notes of a chord are played one after the other. In the case of an F-sharp minor arpeggio, the notes of the F-sharp minor chord (F#, A, and C#) are played in succession. The arpeggio can be played in different octaves and fingerings on the flute.