As I have earlier that every flat major scale has accompanying flat minor scale. Also I have discussed previously that to get the minor root note, we have to pitch down 3 full notes.
To begin, as usual we will see the new root notes and triads for the flat minor keys:
Also, we have observed that the notes affected are the same, only the triads and root notes are changed.
Below is the most common key signatures for different flat minor keys:
D minor key signature
G minor key signature
C minor key signature
F minor key signature
B flat minor key signature
Below is a sample music written in Dm. The notes affected is ti, it is not ti flat or la sharp.
It was beautiful, lots of songs are written in D minor. The most popular ones I remember is “Sounds of Silence” by Simon and Garfunkel.
Now that we have acquire the skills in writing major and minor scales (sharp or flat), take time to do a sample writing of your own. In any key signatures that you like. Remember to memorize all those mnemonics, they are very important in your songwriting career.
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