A Major Scale
A – B – C♯ – D – E – F♯ – G♯ – A are the notes of the A major scale.
Notes of the A Major Scale on a piano keyboard and in ascending order on a staff:
A Major Key Signature
The key signature of A major scale has 3 sharps: F♯, C♯, and G♯.
A major scale is the relative major of F sharp minor scale. A major and F sharp minor scales have the same sharp key signature.
A Major Diatonic Chords
These are the seven major scale diatonic chords that come from the A major scale.
I. A – C♯ – E (A major chord)
ii. B – D – F♯ (B minor chord)
iii. C♯ – E – G♯ (C Sharp minor chord)
IV. D – F♯ – A (D major chord)
V. E – G♯ – B (E major chord)
vi. F♯ – A – C♯ (F Sharp minor chord)
viiº. G♯ – B – D (G Sharp diminished chord)
These are the harmonic chords that are diatonic to the A major scale.
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