Harmonic Major Scale Piano Reference With Notes & Intervals

    🎹 The harmonic major scale is similar to the major scale, but with a flattened 6th scale degree. It's also similar to the harmonic minor scale, but with a raised 3rd scale degree. Because of this, it sounds somewhere between the major and the harmonic minor scales.

    Here you'll find an interactive piano reference for the harmonic major scale with notes on the piano keyboard, intervals and scale formula.

    Harmonic Major Scale Intervals

    The intervals of the harmonic major scale are:


      Harmonic Major Scale Formula

      The formula for the harmonic major scale is: W, W, h, W, h, (W+h), h

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      W: Whole step, h: Half step (semitone)


      Harmonic Major Scales Note Chart

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

      And now here are interactive piano keyboard layouts, one for each key, where you can hear the harmonic major scales being played up and down:

      C Harmonic Major Scale

      notes:

      C♯ Harmonic Major Scale

      notes:

      D Harmonic Major Scale

      notes:

      D♯ Harmonic Major Scale

      notes:

      E Harmonic Major Scale

      notes:

      F Harmonic Major Scale

      notes:

      F♯ Harmonic Major Scale

      notes:

      G Harmonic Major Scale

      notes:

      G♯ Harmonic Major Scale

      notes:

      A Harmonic Major Scale

      notes:

      A♯ Harmonic Major Scale

      notes:

      B Harmonic Major Scale

      notes:


      Harmonic Major Scale Chords

      Here's a list of chord types that fit the harmonic major scale:



        piano samples

        The piano samples used for this harmonic major scale reference are from “Salamander Grand Piano V3” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.


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