Here, we will have a look at G Major scale and its component notes. The form of G Major scale has only 1 sharp, and hence one of the easy notes to play. The notes which form the part of G Major scale are given below, along with its representation.
G A B C D E F# G
Practice mastering the scale in both ascending and descending orders. Once you get good at this, then try out other scales and chords respectively.
G Major Scale – Intervals & Degrees
Here is the division of all the notes into various degrees and intervals.
- Tonic – G (tonic)
- Major 2nd – A (supertonic)
- Major 3rd – B (mediant)
- Perfect 4th – C (subdominant)
- Perfect 5th – D (dominant)
- Major 6th – E (submediant)
- Major 7th – F# (leading tone)
- Perfect 8th – G (octave)
Fingering this scale
- Left Hand: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 3, 2, 1
- Right Hand: 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Follow the above pattern based on the image given above. Please note that left-handed and right-handed have different representations.