C Minor Cheat Sheet

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The C Minor Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of C Minor showing 3 flats (B♭, E♭, and A♭)

About The Key Of C Minor

The key of C Minor has a key signature of 3 flats (B♭, E♭, and A♭). It is the 2nd most popular key among Minor keys and the 8th most popular among all keys. Minor keys, along with major keys, are a common choice for popular music. The three most important chords, built off the 1st, 4th and 5th scale degrees are all minor chords (C minor, F minor, and G minor). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

The 20 Most Popular Chords In C Minor

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in C Minor draw almost entirely from the following 20 chords. Click on a chord below to show it on the piano and hear how it sounds.

Songs In The Key Of C Minor

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

Baby One More Time
by Britney Spears
Just Can't Get Enough
by Black Eyed Peas
Troublemaker
by Olly Murs feat Flo Rida
Skyfall
by Adele
Busted
by Phineas and Ferb
Eye Of The Tiger
by Survivor
Guile's Theme
by Nintendo
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Theme
by Chuck Lorre
It's My Life
by Bon Jovi
Titanium feat Sia
by David Guetta
Enjoy the Silence
by Depeche Mode
The Day Before You Came
by ABBA
Klungo's Theme
by Grant Kirkhope
One Man and His Droid
by Rob Hubbard
Desert Rose
by Sting
Emerald Sword
by Rhapsody of Fire
All Along The Watchtower
by Jimi Hendrix
Say My Name
by Destiny's Child
Girl
by The Beatles
Gloomy Sunday - The End Of The World
by Rezso Seress
This is Halloween
by Tim Burton and Danny Elfman
Crazy
by Gnarls Barkley
The Figurehead
by The Cure
Climax
by Usher
Seven Angels
by Earth
4 In the morning
by Gwen Stefani
The Rock Theme
by Hans Zimmer
Paparazzi
by Lady Gaga
Trouble is a Friend
by Lenka
Madelena
by Brian Culbertson
Rolling In The Deep
by Adele
Toxic
by Britney Spears
SLVR
by Steve Angello
You Drive Me Crazy
by Britney Spears
Moonlight Densetsu
by Sailor Moon
Mad Monster Mansion
by Grant Kirkhope
Mirrors
by Justin Timberlake
El Dorado
by Two Steps From Hell
Take Flight
by Craig Austin
Bliss
by Muse
Where I End and You Begin
by Radiohead
The Bad Touch
by Bloodhound Gang
Overprotected
by Britney Spears
Too Late To Apologize
by One Republic
One Man's Dream
by Yanni
Turn Me On
by Nicki Minaj
Game Of Thrones Theme
by Ramin Djawadi
Take Over Control
by Afrojack ft Eva Simons
Through the Fire and Flames
by Dragonforce
Larger Than Life
by Backstreet Boys
Nancy Drew Curse of Blackmoor Manor - Renaissance
by Kevin Manthei
Tiny Dancer
by Elton John
Windowlicker
by Aphex Twin
Unfaithful
by Rihanna
Take Care
by Drake ft Rihanna
He Won't Go
by Adele
Showtime
by Homestuck Soundtrack
Knives Out
by Radiohead
Soon We'll Be Found
by Sia
21st Century Schizoid Man
by King Crimson
Katy On A Mission
by Katy B
Build that wall
by Bastion
Superman
by Mat Zo
Remember The Name
by Fort Minor
Heaven
by Dj Sammy
Here Comes Trouble
by Grant Kirkhope
Spectrum feat Matthew Koma
by Zedd
It's gonna be me
by Nsync
Path Of The Wind - Totoro
by Joe Hisaishi
My Heart Will Go On
by Celine Dion
Don't Speak
by No Doubt

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of C Minor

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