Piano Scales, Chords, & Arpeg­gios

Beginning through Advanced studies

Beginning students should use the notated PDF music files. Advanced students may choose to use the PDF fingering chart that lists the fingerings to all scales. (Note: These are the standardized fingerings accepted by most universities.)

Scale Fingering Chart for advanced pianists

Arpeggios Fingering Chart for advanced pianists

The PDF work­sheets below con­tain the following:

MAJOR KEYS: five fin­ger pattern, primary chord progression, 1 octave scale, con­trary motion scale, 2 octave scale (may use same fin­ger­ing for 3 — 4 octave scale), tonic chord arpeggio

MINOR KEYS: five fin­ger pat­tern, pri­mary chord pro­gres­sion, nat­ural minor scale, har­monic minor scale, melodic minor scale, con­trary motion har­monic minor scale, 2 octave har­monic minor scale (may use same fin­ger­ing for 3 — 4 octave scale), tonic chord arpeggio

Piano scale fingerings for keys with no sharps or flats

C Major (No sharps or flats): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

A Minor (No sharps or flats): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

Piano scale fingerings for Sharp Keys

G Major (1 sharp): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

E Minor (1 sharp): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

D Major (2 sharps): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

B Minor (2 sharps): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

A Major (3 sharps): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

F# Minor (3 sharps): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

E Major (4 sharps): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

C# Minor (4 sharps): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

B Major (5 sharps): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

G# Minor (5 sharps): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

F# Major (6 sharps): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

C# Major (7 sharps): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

 

Piano scale fingerings for Flat Keys

F Major (1 flat): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

D Minor (1 flat): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

B Flat Major (2 flats): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

G Minor (2 flats): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

E Flat Major (3 flats): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

C Minor (3 flats): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

A Flat Major (4 flats): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

F Minor (4 flats): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

D Flat Major (5 flats): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

B Flat Minor (5 flats): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

G Flat Major (6 flats): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

E Flat Minor (6 flats): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio