Ballad of Mack the Knife by Kurt Weill Chords and Melody

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Chord And Melody Metrics For Ballad of Mack the Knife

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Chord Complexity

82

Melodic Complexity

62

Chord-Melody Tension

30

Chord Progression Novelty

96

Chord Bass Melody

15

Ballad of Mack the Knife has higher complexity than the average song in terms Chord Complexity and Chord Progression Novelty.

About The Key Of A Minor

Ballad of Mack the Knife is written in the key of A Minor. According to the Theorytab database, it is the most popular key among Minor keys and the 5th 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 (A minor, D minor, and E minor). See the A Minor Cheat Sheet for popular chords, chord progressions, downloadable midi files and more!

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