A flat minor scale

Key signature of A flat minor scale

The key signature of A flat minor scale has seven flats (7♭) because its relative major key is C flat Major scale.

key signature 7 flats

Four different kinds of A flat minor scale

There are four different kinds of minor scales and here are all A flat minor scales:

- A flat natural minor scale
- A flat harmonic minor scale
- A flat ascending melodic minor scale
- A flat descending melodic minor scale

Here are all A flat minor scales:

A flat natural minor scale


The note names of A flat natural minor scale are : A♭ B♭ C♭ D♭ E♭ F♭ G♭

A flat natural minor scale

A flat harmonic minor scale


The note names of A flat harmonic minor scale are : A♭ B♭ C♭ D♭ E♭ F♭ G♮

A flat harmonic minor scale

A flat ascending melodic minor scale


The note names of A flat ascending melodic minor scale are : A♭ B♭ C♭ D♭ E♭ F♮ G♮

A flat ascending melodic minor scale

A flat descending melodic minor scale


The note names of A flat descending melodic minor scale are : A♭ G♭ F♭ E♭ D♭ C♭ B♭

A flat descending melodic minor scale

Closely related keys of A flat minor

Closely related keys of A flat minor are:

- E flat minor
- D flat minor
- G flat Major
- C flat Major
- F flat Major

Relative major key of A flat minor

The relative major key of A flat minor is C flat Major and below if the C flat Major scale :

C flat major scale

Leading Tone of A flat minor

The leading Tone of A flat minor is G, because G is the degree VII and is distant to a seventh major of the tonic, or an half step united states of america (semitone united kingdom) lower than the tonic).

A flat minor on the circle of fifths

You can find A flat minor on the circle of fifths and its key signature, relative major key and closely related keys :
circle of fifths

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How much flats in A flat minor?

4♭ 5♭ 6♭ 7♭

What is the relative major of A flat minor?

C major C flat major D flat major A flat major

What is the dominant note in A flat minor?

A♭ B♭ C♭ D♭ E♭ F♭ G♭

What is the leading tone of A flat minor harmonic scale?

A B C D E F G

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