The key of G♯ Minor has a key signature of 5 sharps (F#, C#, G#, D#, and A#). The G♯ Minor scale has the notes G#, A#, B, C#, D#, E, and F#. It is the least popular key among Minor keys and the 24th 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 (G♯ minor, C♯ minor, and D♯ minor). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends
According to the TheoryTab database, songs in G♯ 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 G♯ Minor to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.
Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in G♯ Minor.