For the 3rd Interval (note 2 on the diagram) the distance between G# and B is 3 half-tones. To identify the triad chord note names, use the 1st, 3rd, and 5th columns / scale degrees, which are notes G#, B, and D#. The roman numeral for number 2 is 'ii' and is used to indicate this is the 2nd triad chord in the scale. On the picture of the keyboard, you can see the three notes of the F# chord marked in red color. These cookies do not store any personal information. To learn more about chords by key (what chords are in what key and why), check out my book, Master Piano Chords By Key And Give Yourself A Big Advantage When Playing, Learning Or Writing Songs. The note interval name for the 3rd note / scale degree is therefore major, also called M3 for short. Finally, letter c could be used to indicate that it is D# minor chord in 2nd inversion - F-sharp major scale chord vic. D sharp minor seventh (D# – F# – A# – C#). We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. In a later step, if sharp or flat notes are used, the exact accidental names will be chosen. F# F#m F#7 F#m7 F#maj7 F#mM7 F#6 F#m6 F#6/9 F#5 F#9 F#m9 F#maj9 F#11 F#m11 F#13 F#m13 F#maj13 F#add F#7-5 F#7+5 F#sus F#dim F#dim7 F#m7b5 F#aug F#aug7 Show and filter all chords › … The diminished symbol 'o' is placed after the roman numerals to indicate this is a diminished chord. The note interval name for the 3rd note / scale degree is therefore minor, also called m3 for short. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. Here’s a diagram showing fourteen chords in the key of F major. The steps below will show how this works for each triad in turn, but in practice it might just be easier to memorize the triad quality table in the Scale chord summary for each scale type. They are F# G# A# B C# D# E#. Finally, letter c could be used to indicate that it is B major chord in 2nd inversion - F-sharp major scale chord IVc. We will take a look at the basic triad chords and four note chords (with sevenths) in these keys. To identify the triad chord note names, use the 1st, 3rd, and 5th columns / scale degrees, which are notes E#, G#, and B. The table below shows the F# major scale, ordered to show the 1st note as the first column in the table. The piano keyboard below contains the notes of the F# major scale. The chord symbol I could be followed by the letter a to indicate that it is F# major chord in root position (ie not inverted) - F-sharp major scale chord Ia. You can see the four notes of the F# seventh chord marked in red color. This step shows the white and black note names on a piano keyboard so that the note names are familiar for later steps, and to show that the note names start repeating themselves after 12 notes. Video: How to Play the F Sharp Major Chord on Piano. It is in lower case to denote that the chord is a minor chord. There are 6 sharps in the key of F sharp, namely F#, G#, A# C#, D# and E#. F sharp is the enharmonic equivalent of Gb. The note interval name for the 3rd note / scale degree is therefore major, also called M3 for short. Here’s a diagram showing the F# major scale on the piano keyboard. More details of this interval are at E#-dim-5th. Every white or black key could have a flat(b) or sharp(#) accidental name, depending on how that note is used. More details of this interval are at C#-maj-3rd. Explanation: The regular F# chord is a triad, meaning that it consists of three notes. F Major Piano Chord. There are 6 flats in the key of  G sharp, namely, Gb, Ab, Bb, Cb, Db, and Eb. Starting from the 1st scale note, each lesson step below will take each note in turn and construct a triad chord using that note as the root / starting note of that chord. Now look at the complete Note interval table, and identify the note interval that has a distance of 3 half-tones (first column), and with an interval no. The triad chords in the key of F sharp major are F# major, G# minor, A# minor, B major, C# major, D# minor, and E# diminished. The F-sharp major chord vi is the D# minor chord, and contains the notes D#, F#, and A#. Chord ii, G sharp minor (G# – B – D#). The next step will need to calculate the triad chord whose root / starting note is next scale note.