The key of F Locrian has a key signature of 6 flats (B♭, E♭, A♭, D♭, G♭, and C♭). The F Locrian scale is similar to the F Minor scale except that both the 2nd and the 5th notes (G♭ and C♭) are a half step lower. This means that the characteristic "home base" chord of F Locrian has a dissonant diminished quality (f˚), 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 F 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 F Locrian to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.
Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in F Locrian.