C Minor Scale
C – D – E♭ – F – G – A♭ – B♭ – C are the notes of the C minor scale.
Notes of the C Minor Scale on a piano keyboard and in ascending order on a staff:
C Minor Key Signature
The key signature of C minor scale has 3 flats: B♭, E♭ and A♭.
C minor scale is the relative minor of E Flat major scale. C minor and E Flat major scales have the same flat key signature.
C Minor Diatonic Chords
These are the seven minor scale diatonic chords that come from the C minor scale.
i. C – E♭ – G (C minor chord)
iiº. D – F – A♭ (D diminished chord)
III. E♭ – G – B♭ (E Flat major chord)
iv. F – A♭ – C (F minor chord)
v. G – B♭ – D (G minor chord)
VI. A♭- C – E♭ (A Flat major chord)
VII. B♭- D – F (B Flat major chord)
These are the harmonic chords that are diatonic to the C minor scale.
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