How many of these C minor songs have you heard? I know I’ve heard most of them, and it’s easy to assume that they’re pretty well known. But what about for major keys? How many famous pieces are actually in the minor key of C? In this list, we’ll cover some of the most popular songs in C minor — songs that are well known, but also not as common as you might think.
It’s easy to take C Minor for granted. This key is a staple of the classical repertoire, and it’s been used in countless scores and movies. It’s nice and easy to play, but that doesn’t mean it’s not capable of producing beautiful results. All you need is some inspiration, and you have a great way to start out your C Minor repertoire.
Key of C is the third of the seven modern keys, and it’s also the second least used key. It doesn’t have a lot of songs associated with it, but there are a couple of well-known enough pieces for C minor scale to be considered. These songs are some of the best pieces to learn to play on the piano or guitar when you’re preparing for an audition or performing at a concert.
For other songs in the major keys checks out some of our other favorite lists: C Major | D Major | Gb Major
Our Favorite C Minor Songs