A minor scale
Key signature of A minor scale
Four different kinds of A minor scale
There are four different kinds of minor scales and here are all A minor scales:
- A natural minor scale
- A harmonic minor scale
- A ascending melodic minor scale
- A descending melodic minor scale
A natural minor scale
The note names of A natural minor scale are : A B C D E F G
A harmonic minor scale
The note names of A harmonic minor scale are : A B C D E F G♯
A ascending melodic minor scale
The note names of A ascending melodic minor scale are : A B C D E F♯ G♯
A descending melodic minor scale
The note names of A descending melodic minor scale are : A G F E D C B
Closely related keys of A minor
Relative major key of A minor
The relative major key key of A minor is C Major and below if the C Major scale:
Leading Tone of A minor
The leading Tone of A minor is G sharp, because G sharp is the degree VII and is distant to a seventh major of the tonic, or an half step (semitone ) lower than the tonic).
A minor on the circle of fifths
You can find A minor on the circle of fifths and its key signature, relative major key and closely related keys :
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How much flats in A minor?
What is the relative major of A minor?
- C Major
- D Major
- E Major
- F Major
What is the dominant note in A minor?
What is the leading tone of A minor harmonic scale?
- F sharp
- G sharp
- A sharp