F♯ Locrian Mode on Mandolin

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

Notes Ascending

F♯, G, A, B, C, D, E, F♯

Notes Descending

F♯, E, D, C, B, A, G, F♯

Pattern Ascending

S, T, T, S, T, T, T

S = Semitone, T = Tone (2 Semitones)

Pattern Descending

T, T, T, S, T, T, S

S = Semitone, T = Tone (2 Semitones)

Intervals Ascending

F♯ > F♯0Perfect Unison (P1)
F♯ > G1minor 2nd (m2)
F♯ > A3minor 3rd (m3)
F♯ > B5Perfect 4th (P4)
F♯ > C6Diminished 5th (d5 or Tritone)
F♯ > D8minor 6th (m6)
F♯ > E10minor 7th (m7)
F♯ > F♯12Perfect Octave (P8)

Intervals Descending

F♯ > F♯0Perfect Unison (P1)
F♯ > E2Major 2nd (M2)
F♯ > D4Major 3rd (M3)
F♯ > C6Augmented 4th (A4 or Tritone)
F♯ > B7Perfect 5th (P5)
F♯ > A9Major 6th (M6)
F♯ > G11Major 7th (M7)
F♯ > F♯12Perfect Octave (P8)

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