# What is a minor Ii Vi?

## What is a minor Ii Vi?

The ii-V-i Progression The minor key ii-V-i progression is made up of a diminished triad (ii°), major triad (V) and a minor triad (i). In many styles, this progression uses seventh chords: half-diminished 7th (iiØ7), dominant 7th (V7), and minor 7th (i7). In the key of A minor the progression would be Bm7♭5 – E7 – Am7.

### What can you play over a minor Ii Vi?

Over a minor ii-V-i, the melodic minor sound is used thus:

• Over the iim7(b5) chord, use a melodic minor scale up a minor third from the root. Ex. Em7(b5)=G melodic minor.
• Over the V7 chord, use a melodic minor scale up a half-step from the root. Ex.
• Over the imin69, use the melodic minor scale based on the root. Ex.

What does Ii Vi mean in music?

In music, the vi–ii–V–I progression is a chord progression (also called the circle progression for the circle of fifths, along which it travels). A vi–ii–V–I progression in C major (with inverted chords) is shown below.

Is II diminished in minor?

That ii-chord (D-F-A) is minor. That triad is a diminished triad, because diminished triads are created by forming a diminished fifth (D to Ab) and then inserting a minor 3rd above the root (D-F).

## What is a 2 chord?

A major 2 chord is actually a key change and stems from the music theory behind a functioning dominant seven chord. A dominant seven chord (which can be referred to as simply 7) is a major chord with a flat seven interval. This occurs naturally on the fifth scale degree in a major scale.

### What is a 2 5 1 chord progression?

For the 2-5-1 progression we are going to use a dominant seventh chord. The G dominant seventh chord is made up of the notes G, B, D, and F. The final chord of our 2-5-1 progression is based on the root note, which in our case is C. It is also a seventh chord, this time a major seventh.

What are the most common chord progressions?

The I–V–vi–IV progression is a common chord progression popular across several genres of music. It involves the I, V, vi, and IV chords of any particular musical scale. For example, in the key of C major, this progression would be: C–G–Am–F.