III-VI-II-V-I chord progression
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III-VI-II-V-I chord progression 3-note (triad) chords for all 12 major keys
The III-VI-II-V-I chord progression is made up of the 3rd, 6th, 2nd, 5th, and 1st (root) steps of a major scale. This would give the chord progression 3 minor triad and 2 major triad chords. In the key of "C" major the chord progression would be E minor (III), A minor (VI), D minor (II), G major (V), and ending on C major (I). For variety you can also begin on C major (I) instead of E minor (III).
On this page you will find the 3-note (triad) III-VI-II-V-I chord progression chords for each of the twelve (12) keys. We shall begin with the key of "C" and proceed through to "B". Practice the III-VI-II-V-I chord progression in all twelve keys...and have fun!
|Scale||III Chord||VI Chord||II Chord||V Chord||I Chord|
|C Major||E Minor||A Minor||D Minor||G Major||C Major|
|C#/Db Major||F Minor||A#/Bb Minor||D#/Eb Minor||G#/Ab Major||C#/Db Major|
|D Major||F#/Gb Minor||B Minor||E Minor||A Major||D Major|
|D#/Eb Major||G Minor||C Minor||F Minor||A#/Bb Major||D#/Eb Major|
|E Major||G#/Ab Minor||C#/Db Minor||F#/Gb Minor||B Major||E Major|
|F Major||A Minor||D Minor||G Minor||C Major||F Major|
|F#/Gb Major||A#/Bb Minor||D#/Eb Minor||G#/Ab Minor||C#/Db Major||F#/Gb Major|
|G Major||B Minor||E Minor||A Minor||D Major||G Major|
|G#/Ab Major||C Minor||F Minor||A#/Bb Minor||D#/Eb Major||G#/Ab Major|
|A Major||C#/Db Minor||F#/Gb Minor||B Minor||E Major||A Major|
|A#/Bb Major||D Minor||G Minor||C Minor||F Major||A#/Bb Major|
|B Major||D#/Eb Minor||G#/Ab Minor||C#/Db Minor||F#/Gb Major||B Major|
Remember, you can always go to Chordhouse.com piano chord/scale finder if you need help or want to see how a chord looks on the piano keyboard. Experiment with all the new chords you now know how to make on the keyboard! Try playing the 3-note (triad) III-VI-II-V-I chord progression chords with your left hand, while playing the corresponding major scale for that key with your right.
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