The key of C♯ Major has a key signature of 7 sharps (F#, C#, G#, D#, A#, E#, and B#). 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 (C♯ Major, F♯ Major, and G♯ Major). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends
According to the TheoryTab database, songs in C♯ 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 C♯ Major to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.
Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in C♯ Major.