Piano Major Arpeggios

Close related to the Major Scales are these arpeggios based on Major triads (three-note chords).

Arpeggios are for example used for melody lines and solos. The pattern shown in the diagrams below can be played all over the keyboard. Arpeggios are similar to scales, but could be seen as more melodic and more colorful. The general fingerings are (right hand ascending): 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3. To accomplished this the thumb should go under the hand to the next octave and using the long finger as pivot finger.

C Major arpeggio from root over two octaves and ending on the root on third octave:
Sheet music

C Major

C major arpeggio diagram
Notes: C, E, G, C ...

D Major

D major arpeggio diagram
Notes: D, F#, A, D ...

E Major

E major arpeggio diagram
Notes: E, G#, B, E ...

F Major

F major arpeggio diagram
Notes: F, A, C, F ...

G Major

G major arpeggio diagram
Notes: G, B, D, G ...

A Major

A major arpeggio diagram
Notes: A, C#, E, A ...

B Major

B major arpeggio diagram
Notes: B, D#, F#, B ...

C# / Db Major

C# major arpeggio diagram
Notes: Db, F, Ab, Db ...

D# / Eb Major

D# major arpeggio diagram
Notes: Eb, G, Bb, Eb ...

F# /Gb Major

F# major arpeggio diagram
Notes: Gb, Bb, Db, Gb ...

G# / Ab Major

G# major arpeggio diagram
Notes: Ab, C, Eb, Ab ...

A# / Bb Major

A# major arpeggio diagram
Notes: Bb, D, F, Bb ...

Major arpeggios overview
C: C, E, G, C
C#/Db: C#, F, G#, C# / Db, F, Ab, Db
D: D, F#, A, D
D#/Eb: D#, F##, A#, D# / Eb, G, Bb, Eb
E: E, G#, B, E
F: F, A, C, F
F#/Gb: F#, A#, C#, F# / Gb, Bb, Db, Gb
G: G, B, D, G
G#/Ab: G#, B#, D#, G# / Ab, C, Eb, Ab
A: A, C#, E, A
A#/Bb: A#, C##, E#, A# / Bb, D, F, Bb
B: B, D#, F#, B