Chords in the key of G Minor

Here, we will talk about the harmonic form of G Minor scale and their chords. Giving number to each note of the scale, we get:

G A A# C D D# F# G
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 

Now, we will begin with primary and secondary chords in G Minor. Read more about chords and scales here if you are not yet clear about all the basics.

Primary Triads (Chords) in the Key of G Minor

Build the chords on 1st, 4th and 5th notes of G Minor scale to get the primary chords.

  • Chord i – G Minor: G A# D

G Minor Chord

  • Chord iv – C Minor: C D# G

C Minor Chord

  • Chord V – D Major: D F# A

D Major Chord

Secondary Triads (Chords) in the Key of G Minor

Build the chords on 2nd, 3rd and 6th notes of G Minor scale to get the secondary chords.

  • Chord ii° – A diminished: A C D#

A Diminished Chord

  • Chord iii+ – A# Augmented: A# D F#

A# Augmented Chord

  • Chord VI – D# Major: D# G A#

D# Major Chord

  • Chord vii° – F# diminished: F# A C

Extended Chords

Here, we will use the notes of G Minor Scale to build the 4 – note seventh chords.

  • G Minor-Major 7th: G A# D F#
  • A Half-diminished: A C D# G
  • C Minor 7th: C D# G A#
  • D Dominant 7th (A7): D F# A C
  • D# Major 7th: D# G A# D
  • F# diminished 7th: F# A C D#

More Chords in different Keys:

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