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