G Major scale

the G major scale has just a single sharp (1 ♯) and according to the sharps order it is the F sharp (F♯).
The names of the notes in the G major scale are: G A B C D E F♯

G major scale

Like all other major scales, G 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 G major scale

Key signature of G major scale

The key signature of G Major has only one sharp (1♯).

key signature 1 sharp

G Major scale in most common clefs


Here is G major scale in most common clefs: treble clef, bass clef, tenor clef and alto clef.

G Major scale in treble clef (G-clef)

Below is the F major scale in treble clef:

G Major scale in treble clef (G-clef)

G Major scale in bass clef

Below is the F major scale in bass clef:

G Major scale in bass clef

G Major scale in alto clef

Below is the F major scale in alto clef:

G Major scale in alto clef

G Major scale in tenor clef

Below is the F major scale in tenor clef:

G Major scale in tenor clef

Scale degrees of G major

The degrees of G major scale are:

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

Closely related keys of G Major

Closely related keys of G Major are:

- C Major
- D Major
- A minor
- E minor
- B minor

Relative minor key of G Major

The relative minor key of G Major is E minor and below if the E minor natural scale:

E natural minor scale

G major scale on a piano

Below is the G major scale on a piano:

G major scale on a piano

G major triad chord

The G major triad chord as a root note (G), a major third (G / B) and a perfect fifth (G / D):

G major perfect chord triad

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

G major triad chord on a piano

Authentic cadence (perfect cadence) in G major

Here is an Authentic cadence united states of america (perfect cadence united kingdom) in G major :

Authentic cadence (perfect cadence) in G major

G major video

Her is a G major video:

Famous works G major

Here are some works by famous composers composed in G major:

Pavane for a Deceased Infanta by Ravel

La Pavane Pour Une Infante Défunte (Pavane for a Deceased Infanta) by Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937) composed in 1899 and dedicated to the Princess of Polignac is mainly in G major. Here is an extract arranged for piano, I advise you to listen to the version for symphony orchestra, a great masterpiece!

Pavane for a Deceased Infanta by Ravel

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