The chords that fit in a Key are called Diatonic Chords.
Choose a Key below to see the Diatonic Chords of that Key.
Diatonic Chords are the building blocks of chord progressions. Learning these patterns will enable you to play thousands of popular songs as well as write your own music. Diatonic chords can also help you find chords that sound good with a song. If you know what key your song is in you can look up its Diatonic Chords above.
Try it yourself! Choose a Key you're comfortable with above. Then, using the roman numerals on the left, play the progression: I–V–vi–IV. This is the most popular progression in western music!
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