F major chord
F major chord for piano (including F/A and F/C inversions) presented by keyboard diagrams.
Explanation: The regular F chord is a triad, meaning that it consists of three notes. On the picture of the keyboard, you can see the three notes of the F chord marked in red color.
Theory: The F major chord is constructed with a rootThe lowest note in the chord, a major thirdAn interval consisting of four semitones, the 3rd scale degree and a perfect fifthAn interval consisting of seven semitones, the 5th scale degree.
Fingerings: Little finger, middle finger, thumb (left hand); thumb, middle finger, little finger (right hand).
Notes: F - A - C
F major - inversions
Explanation: F/A is an F major chord with A as the bass note and F/C is an F major chord with C as the bass note.
F/A (1st inversion)
Fingerings: 5-3-1 (LH) 1-2-5 (RH)
F/C (2nd inversion)
Fingerings: 5-2-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)
See also F chords with alternative bass notes ›