Play the F sharp major scale on piano keyboard. Learn by playing along with the piano tutorial. This training includes the 6 sharp key signature and all fingerings.
Sharp Scale Piano Tutorial
Key Signature for Sharps
The F sharp major scale has 6 sharps which include F sharp, C sharp, G sharp, D sharp, A sharp and E sharp. The only note that is not sharped is B.
This scale seems complicated but is really is learned VISUALLY. Realize that only B sharp and E sharp are white keys. All the rest are black keys. Also remember this is the KEY to simplifying this scale in your mind.
Piano Fingerings Pattern
Play the F sharp major scale on piano or keyboard with the following fingerings:
Right Hand One Octave Fingering 2 3 4 1 2 3 1 2
Left Hand One Octave Fingering 4 3 2 1 3 2 1 2
Because the first note is a sharp, the right hand fingering for this scale would begin on the 2nd finger. Go to your piano to play this tricky fingering hands separately first. Play at least 3 or 4 times before putting your hands together slowly.
Piano Practice Tips for F Sharp Major Scale Arpeggio
- ALWAYS learn hands separately first. Do this by practicing RIGHT HAND ONLY along with video tutorial above 5X first. Then add LEFT HAND separately playing along with video 5X.
- Practice hands separately for 3 days before putting them together.
- On the 3rd day play HANDS TOGETHER SLOWLY allowing one full second to lapse on each note. This slow practice hands together will really pay off for you immediately.
Click on the F Sharp Major Scale free sheet music to print.