Major Scales for Piano

Major Scales for Piano

(Also see my Piano Major Scales Charts for learning left and right hands together and Why practice scales and how to practice them)

A flat major:

A flat major has 4 flats: B flat, E flat, A flat and D flat

The notes of the A flat major scale are: Ab   Bb   C   Db   Eb   F   G   Ab


A major:

A major has 3 sharps: F sharp, C sharp and G sharp

The notes of the A major scale are: A   B   C#   D   E   F#   G#   A


B flat major:

B flat major has 2 flats: B flat and E flat

The notes of the Bb major scale are: Bb   C   D   Eb   F   G   A   Bb


B major:

B major has 5 sharps:  F#   C#   G#   D#   A#

The notes of the B major scale are: B   C#   D#   E   F#   G#   A#   B


C flat major:

C flat major has 7 flats:  Bb   Eb   Ab   Db   Gb   Cb   Fb

The notes of the C flat major scale are: Cb   Db   Eb   Fb   Gb   Ab   Bb   Cb


C major

C major has no sharps or flats

The notes of the C major scale are: C   D   E   F   G   A   B   C


C sharp major

C sharp major has 7 sharps: F sharp, C sharp, G sharp, D sharps, A sharp, E sharp and B sharp

The notes of the C sharp major scale are: C#   D#   E#    F#   G#   A#   B#   C#


D major

D major has 2 sharps: F sharp and C sharp

The notes of the D major scale are: D   E   F#   G   A   B   C#   D


E flat major

E flat major has 3 flats: B flat, E flat and A flat

The notes of the E flat major scale are:  Eb   F   G   Ab   Bb   C   D   Eb


E major

E major has 4 sharps: F sharp, C sharp, G sharp and D sharp

The notes of the E major scale are: E   F#   G#   A   B   C#   D#   E


F major

F major has 1 flat: B flat

The notes of the F major scale are: F   G   A   Bb   C   D   E   F


F sharp major

F sharp major has 6 sharps: F sharp, C sharp, G sharp, D sharp, A sharp and E sharp

The notes of the F sharp major scale are:  F#   G#   A#   B   C#   D#   E#   F#


G flat major

G flat major has 6 flats: Bb   Eb   Ab   Db   Gb   Cb

The notes of the C flat major scale are:  Gb   Ab   Bb   Cb   Db   Eb   F   Gb


G major

G major has 1 sharp: F sharp

The notes of the G major scale are: G   A   B   C   D   E   F#   G