How to form diatonic chords of F sharp minor scale?
F Sharp Minor Scale
F♯ – G♯ – A – B – C♯ – D – E – F♯ are the notes of the F sharp minor scale.
Diatonic chords are formed by stacking two generic third notes above each scale note.
F Sharp Minor Diatonic Chords
These are the seven minor scale diatonic chords that come from the F sharp minor scale.
Each diatonic chord is labelled with a roman numeral number.
All natural minor scales follow this pattern of chord quality:
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.
1, 4 and 5 chords in natural minor will always be minor chords. 3, 6 and 7 chords in natural minor scale will always be major chords. 2 chord in natural minor scale will always be diminished chord. A different pattern applies to harmonic minor: i iiº III+ iv V VI viiº and melodic minor: i ii III+ IV V viº viiº
There are a total of 13 minor scale diatonic chords that harmonize the F Sharp minor scale. (7 in natural minor, 3 in harmonic minor and 3 more in melodic minor)
The seven diatonic chords in the F sharp natural minor key are:
i — F Sharp minor chord ( F♯ – A – C♯ )
iiº — G Sharp diminished chord ( G♯ – B – D )
III — A major chord ( A – C♯ – E )
iv — B minor chord ( B – D – F♯ )
v — C Sharp minor chord ( C♯ – E – G♯ )
VI — D major chord ( D – F♯ – A )
VII — E major chord ( E – G♯ – B )
The three diatonic chords in the F sharp harmonic minor are:
III+ — A augmented chord ( A – C♯ – E♯ )
V — C Sharp major chord ( C♯ – E♯ – G♯ )
viiº — E sharp diminished chord ( E♯ – G♯ – B ) same as F diminished chord ( F – A♭ – C♭ )
The three diatonic chords in the F sharp melodic minor are:
ii — G Sharp minor chord ( G♯ – B – D♯ )
IV– B major chord ( B – D♯ – F♯ )
viº — D sharp diminished chord ( D♯ – F♯ – A )
Minor Scale Diatonic Chords in Other Keys
Diatonic Chords in C minor key
Diatonic Chords in C sharp minor key
Diatonic Chords in D minor key
Diatonic Chords in D sharp minor key / E flat minor key
Diatonic Chords in E minor key
Diatonic Chords in F minor key
Diatonic Chords in F sharp minor key
Diatonic Chords in G minor key
Diatonic Chords in G sharp minor key / A flat minor key
Diatonic Chords in A minor key
Diatonic Chords in A sharp minor key / B flat minor key
Diatonic Chords in B minor key
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