Chords In The Key Of F Sharp Minor

What are the chords in the key of F sharp minor? We shall list triad chords and four note extended chords below in the key of F# min. Roman numerals indicate each chord’s position relative to the scale.

The notes of the F sharp minor natural scale are: F# G# A B C# D E

Chords in natural minor keys follow the pattern, minor diminished major minor minor major major.

  • i – F sharp minor, F# minor seventh (F#min, F#min7)
  • iidim – G# diminished, G# minor seventh flat five (G#dim, G#m7b5)
  • III – A major, A major seventh (Amaj, Amaj7)
  • iv – B minor, B minor seventh (Bmin, Bmin7)
  • v – C sharp minor, C# minor seventh (C#min, C#min7)
  • VI – D major, D major seventh (Dmaj, Dmaj7)
  • VII – E major, E dominant seventh (Emaj, E7)

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Piano Chords In The Key Of F Sharp Minor

The following chord chart shows all the triads in F sharp minor as well as four note extended chords.

Piano chords in the key of F sharp minor.

Let’s now take a look at common chord progressions in the key of F sharp minor natural. They are as follows:

  • i – VI – VII (F#m – D – E)
  • i – iv – VII (F#m – Bm – E)
  • i – iv – v (F#m – Bm – C#m)
  • i – VI – III – VII (F#m – D – A – E)
  • ii – v – i (G#m7b5 – C#m – F#m)

Notes Of All The Chords In The key of F Sharp Minor

Let’s start with the triads.

  • i – F# minor: F# – A – C#
  • iidim – G# diminished: G# – B – D
  • III – A major: A – C# – E
  • iv – B minor: B – D – F#
  • v – C# minor: C# – E – G#
  • VI – D major: D – F# – A
  • VII – E major: E – G# – B

And now, the four note chords.

  • i – F# minor seventh: F# – A – C# – E
  • iidim – G# minor seventh flat five: G# – B – D – F#
  • III – A major seventh: A – C# – E – G#
  • iv – B minor seventh: B – D – F# – A
  • v – C# minor seventh: C# – E – G# – B
  • VI – D major seventh: D – F# – A – C#
  • VII – E dominant seventh: E – G# – B – D

Diagrams of the F sharp minor key signature and the notes of the F# natural minor  scale. There are 3 sharps in the F#min scale, namely, F#, G# and C#.F sharp minor key signature on treble clef.f-sharp-minor-key-signature-on-bass-clef

Diagram of the F sharp minor scale on piano keyboard.The F sharp minor scale on piano.

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