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D Sharp Minor Scale (D♯ Minor Scale)

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

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

d sharp minor scale

 

D Sharp Minor Key Signature

The key signature of D sharp minor scale has 6 sharps: F♯, C♯, G♯, D♯, A♯ and E♯.

D Sharp natural minor scale is the relative minor of F Sharp major scale. D Sharp minor and F Sharp major scales have the same sharp key signature.

Sharp Key signatures

 

D Sharp Minor Diatonic Chords

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

d sharp minor diatonic chords

i.  D♯ – F♯ – A♯ (D♯ minor chord)

iiº.  E♯ – G♯ – B (E♯ diminished chord) *Notice that E♯ and F are enharmonic equivalents. F diminished chord is the same as E♯ diminished chord. F diminished chord is used more commonly than E♯ diminished chord.

III.  F♯ – A♯ – C♯ (F♯ major chord)

iv.  G♯ – B – D♯ (G♯ minor chord)

v. A♯ – C♯ – E♯ (A♯ minor chord)

VI.  B – D♯ – F♯ (B major chord)

VII.  C♯ – E♯ – G♯ (C♯ major chord)

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

 

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Enharmonic Minor Scales

D Sharp Minor and E Flat Minor Scales are enharmonic minor scales. They have the same pitches but have different note names.

E Flat Minor Scale (E♭ Minor Scale)

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

Notes of the E Flat Minor Scale on a piano keyboard and in ascending order on a staff:

e flat minor scale

 

E Flat Minor Key Signature

The key signature of E flat minor scale has 6 flats: B♭, E♭, A♭, D♭, G♭ and C♭.

E Flat natural minor scale is the relative minor of G Flat major scale. E Flat minor and G Flat major scales have the same flat key signature.

Flat Key signatures

 

E Flat Minor Diatonic Chords

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

e flat minor diatonic chords

i.  E♭ – G♭- B♭ (E♭ minor chord)

iiº.  F – A♭ – C♭ (F diminished chord)

III.  G♭ – B♭ – D♭ (G♭ major chord)

iv.  A♭- C♭ – E♭ (A♭ minor chord

v.  B♭- D♭ – F (B♭ minor chord)

VI.  C♭- E♭ – G♭ (C♭ major chord

VII.  D♭ – F – A♭(D♭ major chord)

These are the chords that are diatonic to the E flat minor scale. They are directly related to the E flat minor key and make a harmonic sound for music in the same key.

 

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