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A Natural Minor Scale

A – B – C – D – E – F – G – A are the notes of the A minor scale.

Notes of the A Natural Minor Scale on a piano keyboard and in ascending order on a staff:

a minor scale

 

A Natural Minor Key Signature

The key signature of A minor scale has no sharp or flat. All notes in the A minor scale are natural notes.

A natural minor scale is the relative minor of C major scale. A minor and C major scales have the same key signature.

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A Minor Diatonic Chords

These are the seven minor scale diatonic chords that come from the A minor scale.

a minor diatonic chords

i – A C E (A minor chord)

iiº – B D F (B diminished chord)

III – C E G (C major chord)

iv – D F A (D minor chord)

v –  E G B (E minor chord)

VI – F A C (F major chord)

VIIG B D (G major chord)

These are the chords that are diatonic to the A minor key. They make a harmonic sound for music in the A minor key.

 

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