Diatonic Chords of G Minor Scale
How to form diatonic chords of G minor scale?
G Minor Scale
G – A – B♭ – C – D – E♭ – F – G are the notes of the G minor scale.
Diatonic chords are formed by stacking two generic third notes above each scale note.
G Minor Diatonic Chords
These are the seven minor scale diatonic chords that come from the G 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 G minor are:
i. G – B♭ – D (G minor chord)
iiº. A – C – E♭ (A diminished chord)
III. B♭ – D – F (B♭ major chord)
iv. C – E♭ – G (C minor chord)
v. D – F – A (D minor chord)
VI. E♭- G – B♭ (E♭ major chord)
VII. F – A – C (F major chord)
These are the chords that are diatonic to the G minor scale. They are directly related to the G minor key and make a harmonic sound for music in the same key.
Categories: Minor Scale Diatonic Chords