Diatonic Chords of F Sharp Major Scale
How to form diatonic chords of F sharp major scale?
F Sharp Major Scale
F♯ – G♯ – A♯ – B – C♯ – D♯ – E♯ – F♯ are the notes of the F Sharp major scale.
Diatonic chords are formed by stacking two generic third notes above each scale note.
F Sharp Major Diatonic Chords
These are the seven major scale diatonic chords that come from the F sharp major scale.
Each major scale diatonic chord is labelled with a roman numeral number, and follows the same pattern:
I, ii, iii, IV, V, vi, viiº
We use uppercase roman numeral numbers to represent major chords, lowercase to represent minor chords, uppercase with a small plus sign to represent augmented chords, and lowercase with a small circle to represent diminished chords.
First, fourth and fifth chords of a major scale will always be major chords. Second, third and sixth chords of a major scale will always be minor chords. Seventh chord of a major scale will always be diminished chords.
The seven diatonic chords formed from the key of F sharp major are:
I. F♯ – A♯ – C♯ (F Sharp major chord)
ii. G♯ – B – D♯ (G Sharp minor chord)
iii. A♯ – C♯ – E♯ (A Sharp minor chord)
IV. B – D♯ – F♯ (B major chord)
V. C♯ – E♯ – G♯ (C Sharp major chord)
vi. D♯ – F♯ – A♯ (D Sharp minor chord)
viiº. E♯ – G♯ – B (E Sharp diminished chord) *Notice that E♯ and F are enharmonic equivalents. F diminished chord is used more commonly than E♯ diminished chord.
These are the chords that are diatonic to the F sharp major scale. They are directly related to the F sharp major key and make a harmonic sound for music in the same key.
Categories: Major Scale Diatonic Chords