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Encyclopedia > G minor
G minor
Image:B-flat_Major_key_signature.png
Relative key Bb major
Parallel key G major
Component pitches
G, A, Bb, C, D, Eb, F, G
Also see: G major, or G-sharp minor.

G minor is a minor scale based on G, consisting of the pitches G, A, B-flat, C, D, E-flat, F and G. F sharp does not appear in the key signature because it is a raised 7th(in a harmonic minor scale). Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... In music, the relative minor of a particular major key (or the relative major of a minor key) is the key which has the same key signature but a different tonic, as opposed to parallel minor or major, respectively. ... B-flat major is a major scale based on B-flat, consisting of the pitches B-flat, C, D, E-flat, F, G, A, and B-flat. ... In music, the parallel minor of a particular major key (or the parallel major of a minor key) is the key which has the same tonic and a different key signature, as opposed to relative minor (or major, respectively). ... Also see: G minor, or G-sharp minor. ... Also see: G minor, or G-sharp minor. ... G-sharp minor is a minor scale based on G-sharp, consisting of the pitches G-sharp, A-sharp, B, C-sharp, D-sharp, E, F-double sharp and G-sharp (harmonic minor scale). ... A minor scale in musical theory is a diatonic scale whose third scale degree is an interval of a minor third above the tonic. ...


Its relative key is B-flat major, and its parallel major is G major. In music, the relative minor of a particular major key (or the relative major of a minor key) is the key which has the same key signature but a different tonic, as opposed to parallel minor or major, respectively. ... B-flat major is a major scale based on B-flat, consisting of the pitches B-flat, C, D, E-flat, F, G, A, and B-flat. ... In music, the parallel minor of a particular major key (or the parallel major of a minor key) is the key which has the same tonic and a different key signature, as opposed to relative minor (or major, respectively). ... Also see: G minor, or G-sharp minor. ...


Changes needed for the melodic and harmonic versions of the scale are written in with accidentals as necessary. G minor is one of two flat key signatures that requires a sharp for the leading tone (the other is D minor). D minor is a minor scale based on D, consisting of the pitches D, E, F, G, A, B-flat, C, and D (natural minor scale). ...


Though Mozart touched on various minor keys in his symphonies, G minor is the only minor key he used as a main key for his numbered symphonies (No. 25, and the famous No. 40). When Francesco Maria Veracini wrote six Overtures for the Prince of Dresden, the only one he wrote in a minor key was No. 5 in G minor. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was one of the most significant and influential of all composers of Western classical music. ... The Symphony No. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote his Symphony No. ... Francesco Maria Veracini. ...


In the Baroque era, G minor was considered the "key of tragic consummation." For other uses, see Baroque (disambiguation). ...


Well-known classical compositions in this key

Danse Macabre (first performed in 1874) is the name of opus 40 by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns. ... Charles Camille Saint-Saëns () (9 October 1835 – 16 December 1921) was a French composer, organist, conductor, and pianist, known especially for his orchestral works The Carnival of the Animals, Danse Macabre, and Symphony No. ... Johannes Passion (English: St John Passion) is a musical composition by Johann Sebastian Bach. ... “Bach” redirects here. ... “Mozart” redirects here. ... The Symphony No. ... Dmitri Shostakovich   (Russian: , Dmitrij Dmitrievič Å ostakovič) (September 25 [O.S. September 12] 1906–August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ... The Symphony No. ... “Mozart” redirects here. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote his Symphony No. ... “Mozart” redirects here. ... The Concerto No. ... Max Christian Friedrich Bruch (Cologne, January 6, 1838 – Friedenau, October 20, 1920) was a German Romantic composer and conductor who wrote over 200 works, including a violin concerto which is a staple of the violin repertoire. ... Frédéric Chopin wrote and composed his Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. ... Chopin redirects here. ... Variations on an Original Theme for orchestra, Op. ... Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, OM, GCVO (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English Romantic composer. ... Sergei Rachmaninoffs Cello Sonata in G minor, op. ... Portrait of Sergei Rachmaninoff (1925) by Konstantin Somov This article is about the composer Sergei Rachmaninoff. ... The Prelude op. ... Portrait of Sergei Rachmaninoff (1925) by Konstantin Somov This article is about the composer Sergei Rachmaninoff. ...

Well-known contemporary music in this key

Diatonic Scales and Keys
Flats Sharps
Major minor Major minor
0 C (Major), a (minor)
1 F d G e
2 B g D b
3 E c A f
4 A f E c
5 D b B g
6 G e F d
7 C a C a
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A minor scale in musical theory is a diatonic scale whose third scale degree is an interval of a minor third above the tonic. ... C major (often just C or key of C) is a musical major scale based on C, with pitches C, D, E, F, G, A, B and C. Its key signature has no flats/sharps (see below: Diatonic Scales and Keys). ... Also see: A major, or A-sharp minor. ... Also see: F minor, or F-sharp minor. ... D minor is a minor scale based on D, consisting of the pitches D, E, F, G, A, B-flat, C, and D (natural minor scale). ... Also see: G minor, or G-sharp minor. ... Also see: E major, or E flat minor. ... Also see: B-flat minor, or B major. ... Also see: D minor, or D-flat major. ... B minor is a minor scale based on B, consisting of the pitches B, C#, D, E, F#, G, A and B. (natural minor scale - the harmonic minor scale contains a A# instead of a A). ... Also see: E-flat minor, or E major. ... C minor (abbreviated Cm) is a minor scale based on C, consisting of the pitches C, D, E-flat, F, G, A-flat, B-flat (often raised to B natural to function as a leading tone) and C. Its key signature consists of three flats. ... A major is a major scale based on A, consisting of the pitches A, B, C♯, D, E, F♯, G♯, and A. Its key signature consists of three sharps. ... Also see: F-sharp major, or F minor. ... Also see: A-flat minor, or A major. ... Also see: F major, or F-sharp minor. ... Also see: E minor, or E flat major. ... Also see: C-sharp major, or C minor. ... Also see: D-flat minor, or D major. ... Also see: B-flat major, or B minor. ... Also see: B minor, or B flat major. ... G sharp minor is a minor scale based on G sharp, consisting of the pitches G sharp, A sharp, B, C sharp, D sharp, E, F double sharp and G sharp (harmonic minor scale). ... Also see: G flat minor, or G major. ... E flat minor is a minor scale based on E flat, consisting of the pitches E flat, F, G flat, A flat, B flat, C flat, D flat, and E flat (natural minor scale – the harmonic minor scale contains a D instead of a D flat). ... F sharp major is a major scale based on F sharp, consisting of the pitches F sharp, G sharp, A sharp, B, C sharp, D sharp, E sharp (enharmonic to F natural) and F sharp. ... D sharp minor is a minor scale based on D sharp, consisting of the pitches D sharp, E sharp, F sharp, G sharp, A sharp, B, C double sharp and D sharp. ... C flat major is a major scale based on C flat, consisting of the pitches C flat, D flat, E flat, F flat, G flat, A flat, B flat and C flat. ... A flat minor is a minor scale based on A flat, consisting of the pitches A flat, B flat, C flat, D flat, E flat, F flat, G flat. ... C sharp major is a major scale based on C sharp, consisting of the pitches C sharp, D sharp, E sharp (enharmonic to F natural), F sharp, G sharp, A sharp, B sharp (enharmonic to C natural) and C sharp. ... A sharp minor is a minor scale based on A sharp. ... The Circle of fifths, text table, shows the number of flats or sharps in each of the diatonic musical scales/keys. ...


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Minor scale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1094 words)
A minor scale in musical theory is a diatonic scale whose third scale degree is an interval of a minor third above the tonic.
Minor modes use the same set of key signatures as major modes; whichever signature corresponds to the step pattern of the natural minor scale is considered the key signature for that minor mode.
The relative major is found by raising the minor tonic note by a tone and a semitone, which is three half-steps in equal temperament, and in any event an interval of a minor third.
G minor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (223 words)
G minor is a minor scale based on G, consisting of the pitches G, A, B-flat, C, D, E-flat, F#, and G (harmonic minor scale).
G minor is one of two flat key signatures that requires a sharp for the leading tone (the other is D minor).
Though Mozart touched on various minor keys in his symphonies, G minor is the only minor key he used as a main key for his numbered symphonies (No.
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