Piano Minor ScalesMinor Scales on Piano

Learn how to play the minor scale on piano in every key, with pictures and notes for each key. The minor scale is the most essential scale for an emotional tone. Anything from sad, tearjerking and tragic, to solemn, introspective and deep.

The formula to build a Minor Scale in any key is as follows:

The Minor Scale formula = W – h – W – W – h – W – W

The Diatonic Chords of the Minor Scale (in any key) are:

  1. minor
  2. diminished
  3. Major
  4. minor
  5. minor
  6. Major
  7. Major

A Minor

A Minor Scale on Piano

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, A

A#/Bb Minor

A# or Bb Minor Scale on Piano

A#, C, C#, D#, F, F#, G#, A#

B Minor

B Minor Scale on Piano

B, C#, D, E, F#, G, A, B

C Minor

C Minor Scale on Piano

C, D, Eb, F, G, Ab, Bb, C

C#/Db Minor

C# or Db Minor Scale on Piano

C#, D#, E, F#, G#, A, B, C#

D Minor

D Minor Scale on Piano

D, E, F, G, A, Bb, C, D

D#/Eb Minor

D# or Eb Minor Scale on Piano

D#, F, F#, G#, A#, B, C#, D#

E Minor

E Minor Scale on Piano

E, F#, G, A, B, C, D, E

F Minor

F Minor Scale on Piano

F, G, Ab, Bb, C, Db, Eb, F

F#/Gb Minor

F# or Gb Minor Scale on Piano

F#, G#, A, B, C#, D, E, F#

G Minor

G Minor Scale on Piano

G, A, Bb, C, D, Eb, F, G

G#/Ab Minor

G# or Ab Minor Scale on Piano

G#, A#, B, C#, D#, E, F#, G#


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