The key of D♯ Locrian has a key signature of 4 sharps (F#, C#, G#, and D#). The D♯ Locrian scale has the notes D#, E, F#, G#, A, B, and C#. It is the 8th most popular key among Locrian keys and the 80th most popular among all keys. The D♯ Locrian scale is similar to the D♯ Minor scale except that both the 2nd and the 5th notes (E and A) are a half step lower. This means that the characteristic "home base" chord of D♯ Locrian has a dissonant diminished quality (d#˚), which makes it a very uncommon choice for songs. For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends
According to the TheoryTab database, songs in D♯ Locrian draw almost entirely from the following 10 chords. Click on a chord below to show it on the piano and hear how it sounds.
Click on the following songs in D♯ Locrian to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.
Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in D♯ Locrian.