F Major Scale

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

F Major Scale on Piano

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 – (supertonic)
  • Major 3rd – (mediant)
  • Perfect 4th – A# (subdominant)
  • Perfect 5th – (dominant)
  • Major 6th – (submediant)
  • Major 7th – (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.