Cb Major Scale on Piano & Guitar + Chords in the Key of Cb Major
🤔 Here's a thoughtful
C flat major
reference which shows the notes, finger position on the piano keyboard,
intervals, scale degrees,
diatonic chords and
common chord progressions in
🎸 You'll also find the C♭ major scale on the guitar fretboard.
ⓘ The B major scale is enharmonic to the C♭ major scale. It has the same pitches, but uses different notes names: B C♯ D♯ E F♯ G♯ A♯.
→ go to all major & minor scales
The notes of the C♭ major scale are
The relative minor of the C♭ major scale is A♭ minor
C♭ major scale piano layout & finger position
Here's a piano keyboard showing the notes of the C♭ major scale, followed by a visual for the finger position on the piano. Hit play to hear the notes of the C♭ major scale up and down:
C♭ Major Scale on Guitar
🎸 Here you'll find a guitar fretboard representation with the notes of the C♭ major scale , using standard guitar tuning: E A D G B E. You can show all notes, only the root notes, the intervals or the scale degrees:
You can also highlight specific scale positions on the guitar fretboard for the C♭ major scale, using the CAGED system or the Three Notes Per String system (TNPS):
Chords in the key of C♭ major
(C♭ major diatonic
The diatonic chords in the key of C♭ major are: C♭ major, D♭ minor, E♭ minor, F♭ major, G♭ major, A♭ minor and B♭ 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.
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Common chord progressions in the key of C♭ major
Here's list of popular major key chord progressions along with the specific chords they represent in the key of C♭ major. Again, you can use numbers 1 through 7 on your keyboard to trigger the different chords:
Toggle C♭ major scale intervals & scale degrees
|2: Supertonic||D♭||Major 2nd|
|3: Mediant||E♭||Major 3rd|
|4: Subdominant||F♭||Perfect 4th|
|5: Dominant||G♭||Perfect 5th|
|6: Submediant||A♭||Major 6th|
|7: Leading Tone||B♭||Major 7th|
|1: Octave/Tonic||C♭||Perfect 8th|
Major scale formula
🔧 The major scales are constructed using this note pattern:
W = Whole step H = Half step
go to a different major or minor scale:
C majorC♯ majorD♭ majorD majorE♭ majorE majorF majorF♯ majorG♭ majorG majorA♭ majorA majorB♭ majorB major
C minor C♯ minor D♭ minorD minorD♯ minorE♭ minorE minorF minorF♯ minorG minorG♯ minorA♭ minorA minorA♯ minorB♭ minorB minor
The piano samples used for this C♭ major scale reference are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.
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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