A Flat Major Scale (A♭ Major Scale)
A♭ – B♭ – C – D♭ – E♭ – F – G – A♭ are the notes of A Flat Major Scale.
Notes of the A Flat Major Scale on a piano keyboard and in ascending order on a staff:
A Flat Major Key Signature
The key signature of A flat major scale has 4 flats: B♭, E♭, A♭ and D♭.
A flat major scale is the relative major of F minor scale. A flat major and F minor have the same flat key signature.
A Flat Major Diatonic Chords
These are the seven major scale diatonic chords that come from the A Flat major scale.
I. A♭ – C – E♭ (A Flat major chord)
ii. B♭ – D♭ – F (B Flat minor chord)
iii. C – E♭ – G (C minor chord)
IV. D♭ – F – A♭ (D Flat major chord)
V. E♭ – G – B♭ (E Flat major chord)
vi. F – A♭ – C (F minor chord)
viiº. G – B♭ – D♭ (G diminished chord)
These are the chords that are diatonic to the A flat major scale. They make a harmonic sound for music in the A flat major key.
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