C Phrygian Cheat Sheet

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The C Phrygian Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of C Phrygian showing 4 flats (B♭, E♭, A♭, and D♭)

The 20 Most Popular Chords In C Phrygian

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in C Phrygian 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 Phrygian

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

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of C Phrygian

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About The Key Of C Phrygian

The key of C Phrygian has a key signature of 4 flats (B♭, E♭, A♭, and D♭). It is the 4th most popular key among Phrygian keys and the 56th most popular among all keys. The C Phrygian scale is similar to the C Minor scale except that its 2nd note (D♭) is a half step lower. Chord progressions in Phrygian often rely on the major chord built off of this 2nd scale degree (D♭ major) which gives the key its distinctive sound.

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