Piano Music Scales -
What Fingers Do You Use?
This page on piano music scales will show you the scales in the treble and bass clef with
Most scales have the same fingering:
have particular fingering
because the placement of the
black keys in the scale. Remember that for both hands, your thumbs are
"1" and your pinkies are "5".
of these scales
can be called by 2
. I will use the easiest name for the scale
but also let you know what the other name is.
The Piano Music Scales:
C Major Scale
G Major Scale
D Major Scale
A Major Scale
E Major Scale
B Major Scale - also Cb Major Scale
F Major Scale
Bb Major Scale
Eb Major Scale
Ab Major Scale
Db Major Scale - also C# Major Scale
Gb Major Scale - also F# Major Scale
If you want to play these scales more
than one octave this is what you do: in most scales, replace finger 5 with finger 1 and start the
pattern over again. Reverse
the pattern of the fingering for going back down again.Those
are all of the major scales. Happy practising!
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