The Bass Clef Scales


Here you'll find the bass clef scales - the major scales - with their key signatures. Sometimes the bass clef can be more difficult to remember than the treble clef. You'll find the scales with sharps in their key signatures first and scales with flats in their key signatures second.

Bass Clef Scales

Names of Bass Clef Lines & Spaces

If you're having trouble remembering the names of the lines and spaces, these are the sayings I use: 

Bass Clef Lines: Great Big Ducks Fly Away

Bass Clef Spaces: All Cows Eat Grass

"G" is the lowest line and "A" is the lowest space.

Here are the Bass Clef Major Scales:

C Major

C Major Scales - Bass Clef

Notes: C D E F G A B C

Bass Clef Scales - Sharps

G Major Scale

G Major Scale - Bass Clef

Notes: G A B C D E F# G

D Major Scale

D Major Scale - Bass Clef

Notes: D E F# G A B C# D

A Major Scale

A Major Scale - Bass Clef

Notes: A B C# D E F# G# A

E Major Scale

E Major Scale - Bass Clef

Notes: E F# G# A B C# D# E

B Major Scale

B Major Scale - Bass Clef

Notes: B C# D# E F# G# A# B

F Sharp Major Scale

F Sharp Major Scale - Bass Clef

Notes: F# G# A# B C# D# E# F#

C Sharp Major Scale

C Sharp Major Scale - Bass Clef

Notes: C# D# E# F# G# A# B# C#

Bass Clef Scales with Flats

F Major Scale

F Major Scale - Bass Clef

Notes: F G A Bb C D E F

Bb Major Scale

B Flat Major Scale - Bass Clef

Notes: Bb C D Eb F G A Bb

Eb Major Scale

E Flat Major Scale - Bass Clef

Ab Major Scale

A Flat Major Scale - Bass Clef

Notes: Ab Bb C Db Eb F G Ab

Db Major Scale

D Flat Major Scale - Bass Clef

Notes: Db Eb F Gb Ab Bb C Db

Gb Major Scale

G Flat Major Scale - Bass Clef

Notes: Gb Ab Bb Cb Db  Db Eb F Gb

Cb Major Scale

C Flat Major Scale

Notes: Cb Db  Db Eb Fb Gb Ab Bb Cb


That's it for the bass clef major scales.

If you'd like more information on treble clef scales, go to major scales. If you want to see the fingerings to play the scales on the piano, go to piano scales.

Happy playing!

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