E Minor Cheat Sheet

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The E Minor Scale

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Key Signature

Key signature of E Minor showing 1 sharp (F#)

Relative Keys

The relative keys of E Minor are:

About The Key Of E Minor

The key of E Minor has a key signature of 1 sharp (F#). The E Minor scale has the notes E, F#, G, A, B, C, and D. 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 (E minor, A minor, and B minor). For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends

The 20 Most Popular Chords In E Minor

According to the TheoryTab database, songs in E 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 E Minor

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

Silver Scrapes
by Danny McCarthy
Scandal
by Queen
All We've Got
by The Begging Sea
Comptine d'un autre ete L'apres midi
by Yann Tiersen
Living On A Prayer
by Bon Jovi
Enter Sandman
by Metallica
The Court of the Crimson King
by King Crimson
Chrono Trigger - Main Theme
by Yasunori Mitsuda
Zombie
by The Cranberries
Eleanor Rigby
by The Beatles
I Love Rock n Roll
by Joan Jett
We're Not Alone - Hi Scandinavia
by Matisse and Sadko
Space Dementia
by Muse
Hey You
by Pink Floyd
You Taste Like Cherry
by Anoraak
Suffer
by Knife Party
Let's Go
by Calvin Harris
Again and Again
by Basto
Self Destruct
by Pegboard Nerds
Battery
by Metallica
T-Rex
by Mike Candys
Born to Die
by Lana Del Rey
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Human
by Krewella
Rock Your Body
by Justin Timberlake
Lucky
by Radiohead
Major Tom - Voellig Losgeloest
by Peter Schilling
Moon Trance
by Lindsey Stirling
I Wanna Be Adored
by The Stone Roses
The Way It Was
by Wolfgang Gartner
Duel Of The Fates
by John Williams
Mockingbird
by Eminem
Nights In White Satin
by The Moody Blues
A Little Bit Of Love
by Brenda Russell
Nothing Else Matters
by Metallica
Kirby Air Ride - Sky Sands
by Nintendo
Red Zone
by Tatsh NAOKI
Rocketeer
by Far East Movement
Seven Nation Army
by The White Stripes
Happiness is a Warm Gun
by The Beatles
I'm Not Alone
by Calvin Harris
The Lost
by Mat Zo
Party Shaker
by RIO feat Nicco
Berlin
by ThePianoGuys
Welcome to the Machine
by Pink Floyd
Black
by Pearl Jam
Bring Me To Life
by Evanescence
People Are Strange
by The Doors
If i had you
by Adam Lambert
Cubic
by Tom Fall
Piano Sonata No 14 ''Moonlight'' 1st Movement
by Ludwig Van Beethoven
The Chain
by Fleetwood Mac
Is This Love
by Whitesnake
Alone
by Sistar
Hurt
by Christina Aguilera
Reckoner
by Radiohead
Flying Robots
by schmoyoho
Grace
by Jeff Buckley
OMG
by Usher
Prom Queen
by Lil Wayne
Halloween
by Helloween
Blood Brothers
by Iron Maiden
Come As You Are
by Nirvana
All The Things You Are
by Jerome Kern
Relax
by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Can't Hold Us
by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
New Born
by Muse
Queen
by Scandal
Ahora Quien
by Marc Anthony
Razor Sharp
by Pegboard Nerds and Tristam
We'll Be Coming Back
by Calvin Harris
No Return
by God is an Astronaut
Just Give Me A Reason
by Pink
Heart of the Sunrise
by Yes

Popular Chord Progressions In The Key Of E Minor

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