Piano Scales C-G-D-A-E-B and F Sharp Major

Each of the Piano Scales C-G-D-A-E-B and F Sharp Major are represented below in the Circle of Fifths Diagram.  These particular scales are the sharps scales and will always be found at the same place on the circle as you begin with C which is located at the top and progress to the right after that.



Piano Scales C-G-D-A-E-B and F Sharp Major

The Piano Scales C-G-D-A-E-B and F Sharp Major covered in this post begin with the C Major scale.  The C major scale is at the very top of the chart with no sharps or flats.  The G, C, A, E, B and F sharps scale follow the C scale in that order adding one more sharp each time you progress down the right hand side of the circle.

C Major Scale

The C Major Scale for piano has no sharps or flats.

The Fingering is included in the sheet music above and is as follows:

Right Hand Fingering – 1 2 3  1 2 3 4 5 (simply read these numbers in reverse for the descending scale fingering pattern.)

Left Hand Fingering – 5 4 3 2 1  3 2 1

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G Major Scale

The G Major Scale has one sharp which if F Sharp.

The fingering for the G Major Scale is EXACTLY the same as it is for the C Major scale.

Right Hand G Major Scale Fingering – 1 2 3  1 2 3 4 5

Left Hand G major Scale Fingering – 5 4 3 2 1  3 2 1

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D Major Scale

The D Major Scale has two sharps which are F Sharp and C Sharp.

The D major scale has the same fingering as the C and G Major scales above.

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A Major Scale

The A Major Scale has three sharps which are F Sharp, C Sharp and G Sharp.

The A major scale has the same fingerings as the C, G and D major scales above.

A Major Scale

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E Major Scale

The E Major Scale has four sharps which are F Sharp, C Sharp, G Sharp and D Sharp.

The E major scale has the same fingerings as the C, G, D and A major scales above.

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B Major Scale


The B Major Scale has five sharps which are F Sharp, C Sharp, G Sharp, D Sharp, and A Sharp.

The B major scale has different fingerings than the C, G, D, A and E major scales above.

Right Hand Fingering – 1 2 3  1 2 3 4 5

Left Hand Fingering – 4 3 2 1  4 3 2 1 (Remember to simply read the fingering in reverse for the descending scale.)

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F Sharp Major Scale

The F Sharp Major Scale has six sharps which are F Sharp, C Sharp, G Sharp, D Sharp, A Sharp and E Sharp.

The fingering for the F sharp major scale is also different and is as follows:

Right Hand Fingering – 2 3 4  1 2 3  1 2

Left Hand Fingering – 4 3 2 1  3 2 1  2

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