In which key these chords go?



Asked by: Shawn Locke

For example, in all major keys, the first, fourth, and fifth chords are always major. The second, third and sixth are always minor and the seventh, which is built upon the 7th scale degree is diminished. In minor keys the i, iv, and v chords are minor. The III, VI, and VII are major and the II is diminished.

Which chords go with which keys?





Major Keys Guitar Chord Chart

Key I V
E E B
F F C
F# F# C#
G♭ G♭ D♭

What chords fit in the key of A?

Chords In The Key Of A Major

  • I – A major, A major seventh (Amaj, Amaj7)
  • ii – B minor, B minor seventh (Bm, Bm7)
  • iii – C sharp minor, C# minor seventh (C#m, C#m7)
  • IV – D major, D major seventh (D, Dmaj 7)
  • V – E major, E dominant seventh (E, E7)
  • vi – F sharp minor, F# minor seventh (F#m, F#m7)

What chords are in key of C?

Clearly, the basic chords/triads in the key of C major are C major, D minor, E minor, F major, G major, A minor, and B diminished.

What music keys go together?

Closely related key

Tonic (Major) Submediant Subdominant, dominant, supertonic, and mediant
E C♯m A, B, F♯m, G♯m
B G♯m E, F♯, C♯m, D♯m
G♭ E♭m C♭, D♭, A♭m, B♭m
D♭ B♭m G♭, A♭, E♭m, Fm

What chords are in key of E?





Chords in the Key of E Major

  • I = E Major.
  • ii = F# minor.
  • iii = G# minor.
  • IV = A Major.
  • V = B Major.
  • VI = C# Minor.
  • vii° = D# diminished.

What chords are in key of D?

Chords in the Key of D Major

  • I = D Major.
  • ii = E minor.
  • iii = F# minor.
  • IV = G Major.
  • V = A Major.
  • VI = B Minor.
  • vii° = C# diminished.

What key goes with G major?

G major



Relative key E minor
Parallel key G minor
Dominant key D major
Subdominant C major
Component pitches

What key works with C?

C major is one of the most common keys used in music. Its key signature has no flats and no sharps.
C major.

Parallel key C minor
Dominant key G major
Subdominant F major
Component pitches
C, D, E, F, G, A, B

What key goes well with B?

B major

Relative key G-sharp minor
Parallel key B minor
Dominant key F-sharp major
Subdominant E major
Component pitches

What keys go with F?

Its key signature has one flat. Its relative minor is D minor and its parallel minor is F minor.
F major.



Parallel key F minor
Dominant key C major
Subdominant B-flat major
Component pitches
F, G, A, B♭, C, D, E

What chords are in key of G?

The G Major key uses the scale degree chords of the G major scale, which are G, Am, Bm, C, D, Em, and F#mb5.

What is in C minor?

C minor is a minor scale based on C, consisting of the pitches C, D, E♭, F, G, A♭, and B♭. Its key signature consists of three flats. Its relative major is E♭ major and its parallel major is C major.

Do chords in the key of F?

In the Key of F Major, where “F” is the root of the Key, the D chord which naturally occurs is the D minor chord, with the notes D-F-A, where “D” is the root (1) of the chord, “F” is the flattened third (♭3) from the chord root, and “A” is the fifth (5) from the chord root.

What chords are in the key of B?

Chords in the Key of B Major



  • I = B Major.
  • ii = C# minor.
  • iii = D# minor.
  • IV = E Major.
  • V = F# Major.
  • VI = G# Minor.
  • vii° = A# diminished.

What is in D major?

D major (or the key of D) is a major scale based on D, consisting of the pitches D, E, F♯, G, A, B, and C♯. Its key signature has two sharps. Its relative minor is B minor and its parallel minor is D minor.