G Major Scale

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

G Major Scale on Piano

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 – (tonic)
  • Major 2nd – (supertonic)
  • Major 3rd – (mediant)
  • Perfect 4th – (subdominant)
  • Perfect 5th – (dominant)
  • Major 6th – (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.