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F sharp Major scale

the F sharp Major scale has just a six sharp (6 ♯) and according to the sharps order they are the F sharp, C sharp, G sharp, D sharp, A sharp and the E sharp (F♯, C♯, G♯, D♯, A♯ & E♯).
The names of the notes in the F sharp Major scale are: F♯ G♯ A♯ B C♯ D♯ E♯

F sharp major scale

Like all other major scales, F sharp major scale is composed by this sequence of whole steps and half steps united states of america (tones and semitones united kingdom):

united states of america:1 Whole step / 1 Whole step / 1 half step / 1 Whole step / 1 Whole step / 1 Whole step / 1 half step

united kingdom: 1 Tone / 1 Tone / 1 semitone / 1 Tone / 1 Tone / 1 Tone / 1 semitone

whole steps and half steps in F sharp major scale

Key signature of F sharp major scale

The key signature of F sharp Major has six sharps (6♯).

key signature 6 sharps

F sharp Major scale in most common clefs


Here is F sharp Major in most common clefs: treble clef, bass clef, tenor clef and alto clef.

F sharp Major scale in treble clef (G-clef)

Below is the F sharp Major scale in treble clef:

F sharp Major scale in treble clef (G-clef)

F sharp Major scale in bass clef

Below is the F sharp Major scale in bass clef:

F sharp Major scale in bass clef

F sharp Major scale in alto clef

Below is the F sharp Major scale in alto clef:

F sharp Major scale in alto clef

F sharp Major scale in tenor clef

Below is the F sharp Major scale in tenor clef:

F sharp Major scale in tenor clef

Scale degrees of F sharp major

The degrees of F sharp major scale are:

F♯ : degree I (Tonic)
G♯ : degree II (Supertonic)
A♯ : degree III (Mediant)
B : degree IV (Subdominant)
C♯ : degree V (Dominant)
D♯ : degree VI (Submediant)
E♯ : degree VII (Leading Tone)

Closely related keys of F sharp Major

Closely related keys of F sharp Major are:

- C sharp Major
- B Major
- A sharp minor
- D sharp minor
- G sharp minor

Relative minor key of F sharp Major

The relative minor key of F sharp Major is D sharp minor and below if the D sharp minor natural scale:

D sharp natural minor scale

F sharp major scale on a piano

Below is the F sharp major scale on a piano:

F sharp major scale on a piano

F sharp major triad chord

The F sharp major triad chord as a root note (F sharp), a major third (F sharp / A sharp) and a perfect fifth (F sharp / C sharp):

F sharp major perfect chord triad

And below is the F sharp major triad chord on a piano keyboard:

F sharp major triad chord

Famous works F sharp major

Here are some works by famous composers composed in F sharp major:

This key is not very often used because because it has a lot of accidentals.

Sometimes there are some unusual websites, such as http://www.cisdur.de/e_index.html which lists works that have 7 accidentals (7 ♭ and 7♯).


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