The key of A♭ Major has a key signature of 4 flats (B♭, E♭, A♭, and D♭). It is the least popular key among Major keys and the 22nd most popular among all keys. Major keys, along with minor keys, are a common choice for popular songs. The three most important chords, built off the 1st, 4th and 5th scale degrees are all major chords (A♭ Major, D♭ Major, and E♭ Major). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends
According to the TheoryTab database, songs in A♭ Major 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♭ Major to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.
Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in A♭ Major.