The key of G♯ Locrian has a key signature of 3 sharps (F#, C#, and G#). It is the least popular key among Locrian keys and the least popular among all keys. The G♯ Locrian scale is similar to the G♯ Minor scale except that both the 2nd and the 5th notes (A and D) are a half step lower. This means that the characteristic "home base" chord of G♯ Locrian has a dissonant diminished quality (g#˚), which makes it a very uncommon choice for songs. For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends
According to the TheoryTab database, songs in G♯ 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.
Click on the following songs in G♯ Locrian to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.
Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in G♯ Locrian.