E♯ Harmonic Minor Scale on Guitar

Here you can learn how to play the Harmonic Minor Scale in the key of E♯ on the Guitar. As well as the scale notes, degrees and patterns of the E♯ Harmonic Minor Scale, where available we also provide suggested Guitar fingerings. In the Guitar view below, you can display the notes of the E♯ Harmonic Minor Scale mapped out onto the Guitar fretboard and switch between the notes, degrees, intervals or, if we have them, suggested Guitar fingerings.

Theoretical Only

The E♯ Harmonic Minor Scale is considered theoretical only as it has double sharps or flats in the key signature.

The usual alternative is the enharmonic equivalent F Harmonic Minor Scale

Notes Ascending

E♯, F, G♯, A♯, B♯, C♯, D, E♯

Notes Descending

E♯, D, C♯, B♯, A♯, G♯, F, E♯

Pattern Ascending

T, S, T, T, S, TS, S

S = Semitone, T = Tone (2 Semitones)

Pattern Descending

S, TS, S, T, T, S, T

S = Semitone, T = Tone (2 Semitones)

Intervals Ascending

E♯ > E♯0Perfect Unison (P1)
E♯ > F2Major 2nd (M2)
E♯ > G♯3minor 3rd (m3)
E♯ > A♯5Perfect 4th (P4)
E♯ > B♯7Perfect 5th (P5)
E♯ > C♯8minor 6th (m6)
E♯ > D11Major 7th (M7)
E♯ > E♯12Perfect Octave (P8)

Intervals Descending

E♯ > E♯0Perfect Unison (P1)
E♯ > D1minor 2nd (m2)
E♯ > C♯4Major 3rd (M3)
E♯ > B♯5Perfect 4th (P4)
E♯ > A♯7Perfect 5th (P5)
E♯ > G♯9Major 6th (M6)
E♯ > F10minor 7th (m7)
E♯ > E♯12Perfect Octave (P8)

Music Theory

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