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  1. A minor(Noun)

    The minor key with A as its tonic.

  2. A minor(Noun)

    The minor chord with a root of A.


  1. A minor

    A minor is a minor scale based on A, consisting of the pitches A, B, C, D, E, F, and G. The harmonic minor scale raises the G to G♯. Its key signature has no flats or sharps. Its relative major is C major, and its parallel major is A major. Changes needed for the melodic and harmonic versions of the scale are written in with accidentals as necessary. Johann Joachim Quantz considered A minor, along with C minor, much more suitable for expressing "the sad effect" than other minor keys. Whereas traditionally key signatures were cancelled whenever the new key signature had fewer sharps or flats than the old key signature, in modern popular and commercial music, cancellation is only done when C major or A minor replaces another key.

Anagrams for A minor »

  1. inamor, mainor, manoir, Marion, Morian, roamin', Romani


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of A minor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of A minor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Johann von Goethe:

    A clever man commits no minor blunders.

  2. De Paoli:

    We are currently active on some minor disposals.

  3. J. Carl Cook:

    Minor surgery is surgery someone else is having.

  4. Westfield High School:

    Thankfully most of the injuries seem to be minor.

  5. Ambrose Bierce:

    Patience. A minor form of despair disguised as a virtue.

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