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).


F chord diagram with marked notes F - A - C
Notes: F - A - C
Left hand: 5-3-1
Right hand: 1-3-5

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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)

F/A chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-3-1 (LH) 1-2-5 (RH)

F/C (2nd inversion)

F/C chord diagram
Fingerings: 5-2-1 (LH) 1-3-5 (RH)

See also F chords with alternative bass notes ›

F chord categories

F Fm F7 Fm7 Fmaj7 FmM7 F6 Fm6 F6/9 F5 F9 Fm9 Fmaj9 F11 Fm11 Fmaj11 F13 Fm13 Fmaj13 Fadd F7-5 F7+5 Fsus Fdim Fdim7 Fm7b5 Faug Faug7