F Sharp Harmonic Minor Piano Scale
The key of F sharp minor and A major are related and share the same key signature of 3 sharps, F sharp, C sharp and G sharp. F sharp minor is known as the relative minor of A major; A major is known as the relative major of F sharp minor.
F sharp is the 6th note of the A major scale. The 6th degree of any major scale is always the note which represents the related minor key.
As the keys of A major and F sharp minor are related to each other, they both share the same key signature of 3 sharps. Therefore the scale of F sharp minor, in its most basic, natural form, will share exactly the same notes as A major but rather than beginning and ending on A (A major) will begin and end on F sharp (F sharp minor).
A major: A B C sharp D E F sharp G sharp A
F sharp natural minor: F sharp G sharp A B C sharp D E F sharp
To change the natural F sharp minor scale into the harmonic F sharp minor scale
Take the notes of the natural F sharp natural minor scale and raise the 7th degree, E, by one semitone or half step to E sharp. There will still be 3 sharps, F sharp, C sharp and G sharp, in the key signature but now E sharp will appear as an accidental on the music staff.
F Sharp Harmonic Minor Scale:
F sharp G sharp A B C sharp D E sharp F sharp
Below are the piano notes, sheet music and suggested fingerings for the F sharp harmonic minor piano scale