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
W: Whole step, h: Half step (semitone)
Harmonic Major Scales Note Chart
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
C♯ Harmonic Major Scale
D Harmonic Major Scale
D♯ Harmonic Major Scale
E Harmonic Major Scale
F Harmonic Major Scale
F♯ Harmonic Major Scale
G Harmonic Major Scale
G♯ Harmonic Major Scale
A Harmonic Major Scale
A♯ Harmonic Major Scale
B Harmonic Major Scale
Harmonic Major Scale Chords
Here's a list of chord types that fit the harmonic major scale:
References to major & minor scales:
C♯ majorD♭ majorD majorE♭ majorE majorF 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 harmonic major scale reference are from “Salamander Grand Piano V3” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.
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