Chords in the key of G sharp minor

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

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

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

  • i – G sharp minor, G# minor seventh (G#min, G#min7)
  • iidim – A sharp diminished, A# minor seventh flat five (A#dim, A#m7b5)
  • III – B major, B major seventh (Bmaj, Bmaj7)
  • iv – C sharp minor, C# minor seventh (C#min, C#min7)
  • v – D sharp minor, D# minor seventh (D#min, D#min7)
  • VI – E major, E major seventh (Emaj, Emaj7)
  • VII – F sharp major, F# dominant seventh (F#maj, F#7)

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Piano Chords In The Key Of G Sharp Minor

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

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

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

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

Let’s start with the triads.

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

And now, the four note chords.

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

Diagrams of the G sharp minor key signature and the notes of the G sharp natural minor  scale. There are 5 sharps in the G#min scale, namely, G#, A#, C#, D#, and F#.G sharp minor key signature on the treble clef.G sharp minor key signature on the bass clef.

Diagram of the G sharp minor scale on piano keyboard.G sharp minor scale on piano (keyboard).

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