G Sharp Minor and A Flat Minor Scales

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 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 Sharp minor chord)

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

III.  B – D♯ – F♯ (B major chord)

iv.  C♯ – E – G♯ (C Sharp minor chord)

v. D♯ – F♯ – A♯ (D Sharp minor chord)

VI.  E – G♯ – B (E major chord)

VII.  F♯ – A♯ – C♯ (F Sharp 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.

 

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 Flat minor chord)

iiº.  B♭ – D♭ – F♭ (B Flat diminished chord)

III.  C♭ – E♭ – G♭ (C Flat major chord)

iv.  D♭ – F♭ – A♭ (D Flat minor chord) *Notice that D Flat and C Sharp are enharmonic equivalents. C Sharp minor chord is the same as D Flat minor chord.

v. E♭ – G♭ – B♭ (E Flat minor chord)

VI.  F♭ – A♭ – C♭ (F Flat major chord) *Notice that F Flat and E are enharmonic equivalents. E major chord is the same as F Flat major chord.

VII.  G♭ – B♭ – D♭ (G Flat 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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