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Scales, Chords, and Arpeggios

Scales, Chords, and Arpeg­gios for all key sig­na­tures, begin­ning through advanced studies.

The fin­ger­ings listed on the work­sheets that fol­low are the stan­dard­ized fin­ger­ings accepted by most universities.

NOTE TO TEACHERS and advanced pianists: I have posted a Scale Fin­ger­ing Chart HERE and an Arpeg­gios Fin­ger­ing Chart Here

Students: The 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

 

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

a minor (No sharps or flats: rel­a­tive key is C Major): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

 

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 Sharp Major (6 sharps): Scales, Chords, Arpeggio

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

 

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

 

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