G Major Scale

    👁 Here's an eye opening G major scale reference which shows the notes and fingering on a piano keyboard. Plus, an interactive tool to play chord progressions and a list of common chord progressions in the key of G major.

    → go to all major & minor scales

    G major scale

    notes: G A B C D E F

    relative minor: E minor

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

    left hand

    right hand

    chords in the key of G major

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

    I
    G major G B D
    ii
    A minor A C E
    iii
    B minor B D F
    IV
    C major C E G
    V
    D major D F A
    vi
    E minor E G B
    vii°
    F diminished F A C

    last chords played

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    common chord progressions

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

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

    showhide degrees & intervals

    degreesnotesintervals
    1: TonicGUnison
    2: SupertonicAMajor 2nd
    3: MediantBMajor 3rd
    4: SubdominantCPerfect 4th
    5: DominantDPerfect 5th
    6: SubmediantEMajor 6th
    7: Leading ToneFMajor 7th
    1: Octave/TonicGPerfect 8th

    making a major scale

    🔧 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 majorA majorB majorD/C majorE/D majorG/F majorA/G 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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