Diatonic Chords of C Sharp Minor Scale
How to form diatonic chords of C sharp minor scale?
C Sharp Minor Scale
C♯ – D♯ – E – F♯ – G♯ – A – B – C♯ are the notes of the C sharp minor scale.
Diatonic chords are formed by stacking two generic third notes above each scale note.
C Sharp Minor Diatonic Chords
These are the seven minor scale diatonic chords that come from the C sharp minor scale.
Each diatonic chord is labelled with a roman numeral number.
All natural minor scales follow the same patten:
i, iiº, III, iv, v, VI, VII
We use uppercase roman numeral numbers to represent major chords, lowercase to represent minor chords, uppercase with a small plus sign to represent augmented chords, and lowercase with a small circle to represent diminished chords.
First, fourth and fifth chords of a natural minor scale will always be minor. Third, sixth and seventh chords of a natural minor scale will always be major. Second chord of a natural minor scale will always be diminished.
The seven diatonic chords formed from the key of C sharp minor are:
i. C♯ – E – G♯ (C Sharp minor chord)
iiº. D♯ – F♯ – A (D Sharp diminished chord)
III. E – G♯ – B (E major chord)
iv. F♯ – A – C♯ (F Sharp minor chord)
v. G♯ – B – D♯ (G Sharp minor chord)
VI. A – C♯ – E (A major chord)
VII. B – D♯ – F♯ (B major chord)
These are the chords that are diatonic to the C sharp minor scale. They are directly related to the C sharp minor key and make a harmonic sound for music in the same key.
Categories: Minor Scale Diatonic Chords