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♭)

Relative Keys

The relative keys of C Minor are:

About The Key Of C Minor

The key of C Minor has a key signature of 3 flats (B♭, E♭, and A♭). The C Minor scale has the notes C, D, E♭, F, G, A♭, and B♭. It is the 3rd most popular key among Minor keys and the 9th 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.

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

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of C Minor

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