A♭ Major Scale: Interactive Piano Reference with Chords

    💡 Here's a bright A flat major scale reference which shows the notes and finger position on a piano keyboard. Plus, an interactive tool to play A♭ major diatonic chords and a list of common chord progressions in the key of A major.

    The G major scale is enharmonic to the A major scale. It has the same pitches, but uses different notes names: G A B C D E F.

    → go to all major & minor scales

    A♭ major scale notes, piano layout & finger position

    notes: A B C D E F G

    relative minor: F minor

    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
    • E
    • F
    • G
    • A

    D♭
    A♭
    E♭
    B♭
    F
    C
    G
    C
    F
    D♭
    G
    A♭
    E♭
    B♭

    left hand

    right hand

    chords in the key of A♭ major
    (A♭ major diatonic chords)

    The chords in the key of A♭ major are: A major, B minor, C minor, D major, E major, F minor and G diminished

    Tap or use numbers 1 through 7 to trigger the chords. You can also tap to trigger the chord inversions or the 7th chords. This tool can be used as a chord progression generator.

    common chord progressions in the key of A♭ major

    Here's list of popular major key chord progressions along with the specific chords they represent in the key of A♭ major. Again, you can use numbers 1 through 7 on your keyboard to trigger the different chords.

    I A maj
    IV D maj
    V E maj
    I A maj
    vi F min
    ii B min
    V E maj
    vi F min
    IV D maj
    I A maj
    V E maj
    I A maj
    iii C min
    IV D maj
    V E maj
    I A maj
    IV D maj
    vi G min
    V E maj
    ii B min
    V E maj
    I A maj
    I A maj
    vi F min
    IV D maj
    V E maj
    I A maj
    IV D maj
    ii B min
    V E maj
    iii C min
    vi F min
    ii B min
    V E maj
    I A maj
    V E maj
    vi F min
    IV D maj
    I A maj
    IV D maj
    V E maj
    I A maj
    I A maj
    V E maj
    ii B min
    iii C min

    toggle A♭ major scale intervals & scale degrees

    degreesnotesintervals
    1: TonicAUnison
    2: SupertonicBMajor 2nd
    3: MediantCMajor 3rd
    4: SubdominantDPerfect 4th
    5: DominantEPerfect 5th
    6: SubmediantFMajor 6th
    7: Leading ToneGMajor 7th
    1: Octave/TonicAPerfect 8th

    Popular Songs in the Key of A♭ Major

    • Stayin' Alive by The Bee Gees
    • Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
    • Every Breath You Take by The Police
    • In Too Deep by Genesis
    • Welcome to the Jungle by Guns N' Roses
    • Somebody to Love by Queen
    • Come Undone by Duran Duran
    • Viva La Vida by Coldplay

    major scale formula

    🔧 The major scales are constructed using this note pattern:

    • W-W-H-W-W-W-H
    ◈◈◈

    W = Whole step   H = Half step


    go to a different major or minor scale

    C majorD majorE majorF majorG majorA majorB majorD/C majorE/D majorG/F majorB/A major

    C minorD minorE minorF minorG minorA minorB minor C/D minorD/E minorF/G minorG/A minorA/B minor


    piano samples

    The piano samples used here are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

    drum samples

    The drum samples used here are from “ Mailbox Badger : Public Domain Drum Samples : Vol. 2 ”by Mailbox Badger/Patrick Callan, licensed under CC BY 3.0.


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