A Locrian Cheat Sheet

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The A Locrian Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of A Locrian showing 2 flats (B♭, and E♭)

About The Key Of A Locrian

The key of A Locrian has a key signature of 2 flats (B♭, and E♭). It is the 3rd most popular key among Locrian keys and the 73rd most popular among all keys. The A Locrian scale is similar to the A Minor scale except that both the 2nd and the 5th notes (B♭ and E♭) are a half step lower. This means that the characteristic "home base" chord of A Locrian has a dissonant diminished quality (a˚), which makes it a very uncommon choice for songs. For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

The 10 Most Popular Chords In A Locrian

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in A 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.

Songs using a Locrian key

Click on the following songs in A Locrian to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of A Locrian

Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in A Locrian.

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