F#m Guitar Chord Diagrams | F# Minor

F# m position 1 guitar chord diagram

The F# Minor chord is composed of the Root, Minor Third, and Perfect Fifth

This chord is also known as:

  • F# Minor
  • F# Min
  • F# Minor Triad
  • F#m

The notes in this chord are F#, A, and C#

Notes in the F# m chord:

F#AC#

Chord Structure:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

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How To Play The F#m chord on guitar

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Position 1
Movable

F# m position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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F# m position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
BarreMovable

F# m position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
BarreMovable

F# m position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
BarreMovable

F# m position 1 guitar chord diagram

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Use Fretboard Maps To Build Chords Along All The Fretboard

Complete Fretboard Map of F# m chord tones

This fretboard map shows you the tones in the chord all along the neck. You can play this chord by choosing some of the chord tones.

b3
1
5
b3
1
1
5
b3
b3
5
1
b3
5
1
5
b3
1
5
b3

These maps show you the tones in a chord all along the fretboard. They are incredibly helpful because allow you to:

  • Create new voicings on the fly, across all the neck
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The F# Minor Chord | Keys, Songs and Harmonic Function

The most common way to play a F# minor chord is to move the well-known F minor chord one fret up the neck (remember, sharp, or '#', means 1 semitone up)

That's the beauty of bar chords; as they are movable: learning one shape allows you to play 12 different chords. You just need to shift that shape up or down the fretboard.

Songs with the F# minor chord

Crazy Train by Ozzy is in F# minor key, as well as Wonderwall by Oasis.

F# Minor Key

The table below shows you the chords in the key of F sharp minor:

Key i ii III iv v VI VII
F#m F#m G# dim A Bm C#m D E

Common Keys With The F# Minor Chord

Finally, here we show the most common keys that have F# minor chord.

E Major Key

In the E major key the F# minor chord is the Supertonic (2nd degree)

Key I ii iii IV V vi vii
E E F#m G#m A B C#m D# dim

D Major Key

The key in which we find the F# minor chord as Mediant (3rd degree) is the D major.

Key I ii iii IV V vi vii
D D Em F#m G A Bm C# dim

A Major Key

The F# minor key is the relative minor of the A major key, so we find the F# minor chord at the 6th degree.

Key I ii iii IV V vi vii
A A Bm C#m D E F#m G# dim

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