Let’s have a look at F Major scale. This scale has only 1 sharp in its form and is one of the easiest to play. Below are the notes which form F Major scale and its diagrammatic representation.
F G A A# C D E F
Practice it in both up and down orders till the time you master this scale.
F Major Scale – Intervals & Degrees
Here is the division of all the notes into various degrees and intervals.
- Tonic – F (tonic)
- Major 2nd – G (supertonic)
- Major 3rd – A (mediant)
- Perfect 4th – A# (subdominant)
- Perfect 5th – C (dominant)
- Major 6th – D (submediant)
- Major 7th – E (leading tone)
- Perfect 8th – F (octave)
Fingering this scale
- Left Hand: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 3, 2, 1
- Right Hand: 1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 3, 4
Begin playing Note F with the thumb if you are right-handed. And if you are left-handed, begin with the last finger and complete the pattern.