The key of A Minor has a key signature of no sharps or flats. The A Minor scale has the notes A, B, C, D, E, F, and G. It is the most popular key among Minor keys and the 7th most popular among all keys. Minor keys, along with major keys, are a common choice for popular music. The three most important chords, built off the 1st, 4th and 5th scale degrees are all minor chords (A minor, D minor, and E minor). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends
According to the TheoryTab database, songs in A Minor draw almost entirely from the following 20 chords. Click on a chord below to show it on the piano and hear how it sounds.
Click on the following songs in A Minor to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.
Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in A Minor.