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A minor is a minor scale based on A, with the pitches A, B, C, D, E, F, and G. Its key signature has no flats and no sharps. Its relative major is C major and its parallel major is A major.

A minor
C-major a-minor.svg
Relative keyC major
Parallel keyA major
Dominant keyE minor
SubdominantD minor
Component pitches
A, B, C, D, E, F, G

The A natural minor scale is:

 {
\override Score.TimeSignature #'stencil = ##f
\relative c'' {
  \clef treble \key a \minor \tempo 4 = 360 \set Score.tempoHideNote = ##t \time 7/4
  a4 b c d e f g a g f e d c b a2
} }

Changes needed for the melodic and harmonic versions of the scale are written in with accidentals as necessary. The A harmonic minor and melodic minor scales are:

 {
\override Score.TimeSignature #'stencil = ##f
\relative c'' {
  \clef treble \key a \minor \tempo 4 = 360 \set Score.tempoHideNote = ##t \time 7/4
  a4^\markup "A harmonic minor scale" b c d e f gis a gis f e d c b a2
} }
 {
\override Score.TimeSignature #'stencil = ##f
\relative c'' {
  \clef treble \key a \minor \tempo 4 = 360 \set Score.tempoHideNote = ##t \time 7/4
  a4^\markup "A melodic minor scale (ascending and descending)" b c d e fis gis a g! f! e d c b a2
} }

Well-known compositions in A minorEdit

Notable SongsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pocketful of Sunshine by Natasha Bedingfield; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  2. ^ "See You Again by Miley Cyrus; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Here Comes the Rain Again by Eurythmics; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  4. ^ "Missing by Everything But the Girl; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Private Eyes by Daryl Hall & John Oates; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  6. ^ "pianoNOW "No Tears Left to Cry" Sheet Music (Piano Solo) in A Minor". Musicnotes. Retrieved April 22, 2018.
  7. ^ "Bad by Michael Jackson; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  8. ^ "Smooth Criminal by Michael Jackson; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  9. ^ "Who's Crying Now by Journey; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  10. ^ "Señorita by Shawn Mendes and Camilla Cabello - Digital Sheet Music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 18 July 2019.
  11. ^ "I Kissed a Girl by Katy Perry; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. 1991. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  12. ^ "Losing My Religion by R.E.M; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. 1991. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  13. ^ ""Dani California"". Musicnotes. Retrieved 2019-03-25.
  14. ^ "Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  15. ^ "Hello by Lionel Ritchie; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 29 March 2014.
  16. ^ "Love Child by Diana Ross & the Supremes; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  17. ^ "Smooth by Santana; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  18. ^ "Love Potion No. 9 by The Searchers; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  19. ^ "If U Seek Amy by Britney Spears; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  20. ^ "Brother Louie by Stories; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  21. ^ "Stop! In the Name of Love by The Supremes; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  22. ^ "Look What You Made Me Do by Taylor Swift; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
  23. ^ "SexyBack; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  24. ^ "What Goes Around... Comes Around by Justin Timberlake; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  25. ^ "Key & BPM for Nico And The Niners by Twenty One Pilots | Tunebat". tunebat.com. Retrieved 2018-12-17.
  26. ^ "Holding Out for a Hero by Bonnie Tyler; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  27. ^ "Hot for Teacher by Van Halen; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 7 November 2019.
  28. ^ "Classical Gas by Mason Williams; sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 3 November 2019.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to A minor at Wikimedia Commons