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G Sharp Minor Scale (G♯ Minor Scale)

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

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

g sharp minor scale

 

G Sharp Minor Key Signature

The key signature of G sharp minor scale has 5 sharps:F♯, C♯, G♯, D♯, and A♯.

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

Sharp Key signatures

G Sharp Minor Diatonic Chords

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

g sharp minor diatonic chords

i.  G♯ – B – D♯ (G♯ minor chord)

iiº.  A♯ – C♯ – E (A♯ diminished chord)

III.  B – D♯ – F♯ (B major chord)

iv.  C♯ – E – G♯ (C♯ minor chord)

v. D♯ – F♯ – A♯ (D♯ minor chord)

VI.  E – G♯ – B (E major chord)

VII.  F♯ – A♯ – C♯ (F♯ major chord)

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

 

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Enharmonic Minor Scales

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

A Flat Minor Scale (A♭ Minor Scale)

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

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

a flat minor scale

A Flat Natural Minor Key Signature

The key signature of A flat minor scale has 7 flats: B♭, E♭, A♭, D♭, G♭, C♭ and F♭.

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

Flat Key signatures

 

A Flat Minor Diatonic Chords

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

a flat 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) *Notice that D♭ and C♯ are enharmonic equivalents. C♯ minor chord is used more commonly than D♭ minor chord.

v. E ♭ – G♭ – B♭ (E♭ minor chord)

VI.  F ♭ – A♭ – C♭ (F♭ major chord) *Notice that F♭ and E are enharmonic equivalents. E major chord is used more commonly than F♭major chord.

VII.  G♭ – B♭ – D♭(G♭ major chord)

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

 

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