C Locrian Cheat Sheet

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The C Locrian Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of C Locrian showing 5 flats (B♭, E♭, A♭, D♭, and G♭)

The 10 Most Popular Chords In C Locrian

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in C 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 In The Key Of C Locrian

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

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of C Locrian

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About The Key Of C Locrian

The key of C Locrian has a key signature of 5 flats (B♭, E♭, A♭, D♭, and G♭). It is the most popular key among Locrian keys and the 72nd most popular among all keys. The C Locrian scale is similar to the C Minor scale except that both the 2nd and the 5th notes (D♭ and G♭) are a half step lower. This means that the characteristic "home base" chord of C Locrian has a dissonant diminished quality (c˚), which makes it a very uncommon choice for songs.

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