F# Major Scale on Piano & Guitar + Chords in the Key of F# Major

    ☀️ Here's a bright F sharp major scale reference which shows the notes and finger position on the piano keyboard. You'll also find the intervals and scale degrees that make up the F sharp major scale.

    Plus, an interactive tool to play F♯ major diatonic chords and a list of common chord progressions in the key of F♯ major.

    🎸 You'll also find the F♯ major scale on the guitar fretboard, with the notes, intervals or scale degrees, plus a way to highlight the scale at different positions on the fretboard using the CAGED system or the Three Notes Per String system.

    The G major scale is enharmonic to the F 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

    The notes of the F♯ major scale are F, G, A, B, C, D and E

    The relative minor of the F♯ major scale is D♯ minor

    F♯ major scale piano layout & finger position

    Here's a piano keyboard showing the notes of the F♯ major scale, followed by a visual for the finger position on the piano. Hit play to hear the notes of the F♯ major scale up and down:

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

    F♯
    G♯
    C♯
    A♯
    D♯
    B
    E♯
    B
    E♯
    F♯
    C♯
    G♯
    D♯
    A♯

    left hand

    right hand

    F♯ Major Scale on Guitar

    🎸 Here you'll find a guitar fretboard representation with the notes of the F♯ 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:

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    You can also highlight specific scale positions on the guitar fretboard for the F♯ major scale, using the CAGED system or the Three Notes Per String system (TNPS):

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    Chords in the key of F♯ major
    (F♯ major diatonic chords)

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

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

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

    Toggle F♯ major scale intervals & scale degrees

    degrees notes intervals
    1: Tonic F Unison
    2: Supertonic G Major 2nd
    3: Mediant A Major 3rd
    4: Subdominant B Perfect 4th
    5: Dominant C Perfect 5th
    6: Submediant D Major 6th
    7: Leading Tone E Major 7th
    1: Octave/Tonic F Perfect 8th

    Popular Songs in the Key of F♯ Major

    • Everyday Is A Winding Road by Sheryl Crow
    • In the End by Linkin Park
    • Shape of My Heart by Sting
    • Party In The U.S.A. by Miley Cyrus
    • Believe by Cher
    • Little Wing by Jimi Hendrix
    • The Winner Takes It All by Abba

    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 majorC majorD majorD majorE majorE majorF majorG majorG majorA majorA majorB majorB majorC major

    C minor C minor D minorD minorD minorE minorE minorF minorF minorG minorG minorA minorA minorA minorB minorB minor


    piano samples

    The piano samples used for this F♯ major scale reference 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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