Chords In The Key Of G Minor

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

The notes of the G minor natural scale are: G A Bb C D Eb F

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

  • i – G minor, G minor seventh (Gmin, Gmin7)
  • iidim – A diminished, A minor seventh flat five (Adim, Am7b5)
  • III – B flat major, Bb major seventh (Bbmaj, Bbmaj7)
  • iv – C minor, C minor seventh (Cmin, Cmin7)
  • v – D minor, D minor seventh (Dmin, Dmin7)
  • VI – E flat major, Eb major seventh (Ebmaj, Ebmaj7)
  • VII – F major, F dominant seventh (Fmaj, F7)

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Piano Chords In The Key Of G Minor

The following piano key chord chart shows all the triads in G minor as well as four note extended chords.Piano chords in the key of G minor.

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

  • i – VI – VII (Gm – Eb – F)
  • i – iv – VII (Gm – Cm – F)
  • i – iv – v (Gm – Cm – Dm)
  • i – VI – III – VII (Gm – Eb – Bb – F)
  • ii – v – i (Am7b5 – Dm – Gm)

Notes Of All The Chords In The key of G Minor

Let’s start with the triads.

  • i – G minor: G – Bb – D
  • iidim – A diminished: A – C – Eb
  • III – Bb major: Bb – D – F
  • iv – C minor: C – Eb – G
  • v – D minor: D – F – A
  • VI – Eb major: Eb – G – Bb
  • VII – F major: F – A – C

And now, the four note chords.

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

Diagrams of the G minor key signature and the notes of the G natural minor  scale. There are two flats in the Gmin scale, namely, Bb and Eb.G minor key signature on treble clef.G minor key signature on bass clef.

Diagram of the G minor scale on piano keyboard.G minor scale on piano (keyboard).

Chords In The Keys Of A, B, C, D, E, F, G Flat, Sharp, Major & Minor

Piano Chords Chart

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