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F# major Piano Chord - How to Play F# major on Piano

F# major Piano Chord - How to Play F# major on Piano
F# major Piano Chord - How to Play F# major on Piano

In this lesson you’ll learn how to play every variation of a chord of F# major on piano, including its root position, first inversion and second inversion.

F# major - Root position

Play chord of F# major
F# major on piano

The notes required for an F# major piano chord are as follows:

  • F#
  • A#
  • C#

Start by playing two F# notes in your left hand, one octave apart. Once you’re comfortable, play a C# note in the middle with your left hand second finger.

Then use your right hand to make up the rest of the chord. Play an A# note with your thumb, and a C# with your second. Then stretch your fifth (pinkie) finger up to a high F#.

F# major root position on piano
Here's how it sounds:

F# major - First inversion

Also written as F#/A#
F# major first inversion on piano

A First Inversion chord of F# major uses the exact same notes as the Root Position, but played in a different order. A good way of playing this is with two A# notes in your left hand, one octave apart. Then play a triad chord in your right using the notes C#, F# and A#.

Here's how it sounds:

F# major - Second inversion

Also written as F#/C#
F# major second inversion on piano

Here's how it sounds:
Learn about chord inversions on piano
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