The key of E♯ Locrian has a key signature of 6 sharps (F#, C#, G#, D#, A#, and E#). It is the 10th most popular key among Locrian keys and the 82nd most popular among all keys. The E♯ Locrian scale is similar to the E♯ Minor scale except that both the 2nd and the 5th notes (F♯ and B) are a half step lower. This means that the characteristic "home base" chord of E♯ Locrian has a dissonant diminished quality (e#˚), which makes it a very uncommon choice for songs. For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends
According to the TheoryTab database, songs in E♯ Locrian draw almost entirely from the following 10 chords. Click on a chord below to show it on the piano and hear how it sounds.
Click on the following songs in E♯ Locrian to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.
Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in E♯ Locrian.