Chords In The Key Of A Sharp Minor

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What are the chords in the key of A sharp minor? We shall list triad chords and four note extended chords below in the key of A# min. Roman numerals indicate each chord’s position relative to the scale.

The notes of the A# minor natural scale are: A# B# C# D# E# F# G#.

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Chords in natural minor keys follow the pattern, minor diminished major minor minor major major.

  • i – A# minor, A# minor seventh (A#min, A#min7)
  • iidim – B# diminished, B# minor seventh flat five (B#dim, B#m7b5)
  • III – C# major, C# major seventh (C#maj, C#maj7)
  • iv – D# minor, D# minor seventh (D#min, D#min7)
  • v – E# minor, E# minor seventh (E#min, E#min7)
  • VI – F# major, F# major seventh (F#maj, F#maj7)
  • VII – G# major, G# dominant seventh (G#maj, G#7)

Piano Chords In The Key Of A Sharp Minor

The following piano key chord chart shows all the triads in A sharp minor as well as four note extended chords.Piano chords in the key of A sharp minor.

Let’s now take a look at common chord progressions in the key of A sharp minor natural. They are as follows:

  • i – VI – VII (A#m – F# – G#)
  • i – iv – VII (A#m – D#m – G#)
  • i – iv – v (A#m – D#m – E#m)
  • i – VI – III – VII (A#m – F# – C# – G#)
  • ii – v – i (B#m7b5 – E#m – A#m)

Notes Of All The Chords In The key of A sharp Minor

Let’s start with the triads

  • i – A sharp minor: A# – C# – E#
  • iidim – B sharp diminished: B# – D# – F#
  • III – C sharp major: C# – E# – G#
  • iv – D sharp minor: D# – F# – A#
  • v – E sharp minor: E# – G# – B#
  • VI – F sharp major: F# – A# – C#
  • VII – G sharp major: G# – B# – D#

And now, the four note chords

  • i – A# minor seventh: A# – C# – E# – G#
  • iidim – B# minor seventh flat five: B# – D# – F# – A#
  • III – C# major seventh: C# – E# – G# – B#
  • iv – D# minor seventh: D# – F# – A# – C#
  • v – E# minor seventh: E# – G# – B# – D#
  • VI – F# major seventh: F# – A# – C# – E#
  • VII – G# dominant seventh: G# – B# – D# – F#

Diagrams of the A sharp minor key signature and the notes of the A sharp natural minor  scale. There are seven sharps in the A#min scale. A sharp minor key signature on treble clef.A sharp minor key signature on bass clef.

Diagram of the A sharp minor scale on piano keyboard.A sharp minor scale on piano.

Chords In The Keys Of A, B, C, D, E, F, G Flat, Sharp, Major & Minor

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