👑 Here's a majestic C major scale reference which shows the notes and finger position on a piano keyboard. Plus, an interactive tool to play C major diatonic chords and a list of common chord progressions in the key of C major.
C major scale notes, piano layout & finger position
notes: C D E F G A B
relative minor: A minor
chords in the key of C major
(C major diatonic chords)
The 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.
last chords played
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|
Popular Songs in the Key of C Major
- Imagine by John Lennon
- Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd
- Losing My Religion by R.E.M.
- Changes by Black Sabbath
- Dirty Diana by Michael Jackson
- Heaven by Bryan Adams
- Walking in Memphis by Marc Cohn
- All The Small Things by Blink-182
- Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen
major scale formula
🔧 The major scales are constructed using this note pattern:
W = Whole step H = Half step
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