F# Major Scale on Piano & Guitar + Chords in the Key of F# Major
☀️ Here's a bright
F sharp 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 F♯ major scale on the guitar fretboard.
ⓘ 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.
The F♯ major scale is a diatonic scale consisting of the pitches F♯, G♯, A♯, B, C♯, D♯ and E♯. Its relative minor is D♯ minor.
The key signature for the F♯ major scale has 6 sharps: F♯, C♯, G♯, D♯, A♯ and E♯. All sharps except for the B natural.
The key of F♯ major is closely related to the key of B major and the key of D♭ major.
→ go to all major & minor scales
The notes of the F♯ major scale are
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♯ 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:
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):
Chords in the key of F♯ major
(F♯ major diatonic
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.
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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:
Toggle F♯ major scale intervals & scale degrees
|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 = 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
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.
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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