C♯ Major & A♯ minor scale Guitar & Bass

Learn C♯ Major scale on a Guitar & Bass the easy way. After learning about the role each note plays in C♯ Major scale you’ll be able to play in the key of C♯ on Guitar, Bass and on many more musical instruments.

  • C♯ Major scale notes: C♯ – D♯ – E♯ – F♯ – G♯ – A♯ – B♯
  • A♯ minor scale notes: A♯ – B♯ – C♯ – D♯ – E♯ – F♯ – G♯
  • A♯ minor scale is the Relative minor of C♯ Major scale.
  • C♯ Major scale has 7 sharps / 5 flats

C♯ Major scale Modes

  • C♯ Ionian: C♯ – D♯ – E♯ – F♯ – G♯ – A♯ – B♯
  • D♯ Dorian: D♯ – E♯ – F♯ – G♯ – A♯ – B♯ – C♯
  • E♯ Phrygian: E♯ – F♯ – G♯ – A♯ – B♯ – C♯ – D♯
  • F♯ Lydian: F♯ – G♯ – A♯ – B♯ – C♯ – D♯ – E♯
  • G♯ Mixolydian: G♯ – A♯ – B♯ – C♯ – D♯ – E♯ – F♯
  • A♯ Aeolian: A♯ – B♯ – C♯ – D♯ – E♯ – F♯ – G♯
  • B♯ Locrian: B♯ – C♯ – D♯ – E♯ – F♯ – G♯ – A♯

C♯ Major scale Diatonic Function

  • C♯ is the Tonic.
  • D♯ is the Supertonic.
  • E♯ is the Mediant.
  • F♯ is the Subdominant.
  • G♯ is the Dominant.
  • A♯ is the Submediant.
  • B♯ is the leading.

C# Major scale (7#) Intervals & Diatonic Function table

Ionian Dorian Phrygian Lydian Mixolydian Aeolian Locrian
Tonic Supertonic Median Subdominant Dominant Submediant Leading
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
T T St T T T St
C♯ D♯ E♯ F♯ G♯ A♯ B♯ C♯

D♭ Major scale (5♭) Intervals & Diatonic Function table

Ionian Dorian Phrygian Lydian Mixolydian Aeolian Locrian
Tonic Supertonic Median Subdominant Dominant Submediant Leading
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
T T St T T T St
D♭ E♭ F G♭ A♭ B♭ C D♭

C♯ Major and A♯ minor scale on a Guitar

C♯ major and A♯ minor scale notes on a Guitar

C♯ Major scale chord tabs on a Guitar

7 basic C-sharp Major Scale chord tabs on a Guitar

C♯ Major and A♯ minor scale on a Bass

C♯ major and A♯ minor scale notes on a Bass

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