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Chords in a Major KeyEvery Major key has a set of 'native' chords that can be formed by combining notes of the Major scale of that key. A Major scale has 7 Notes/Chords. Each Chord roots on a note of the scale.

The Chords of any Major Key will always have the following Major-Minor Pattern:

I = Major,  ii = Minor,  iii = Minor,  IV = Major,  V = Major,  vi = Minor,  vii = Diminished

Popular Chord Progressions

I - IV - V
I - IV - I - V
I - V - vi - IV
I - ii - IV - V
I - vi - ii - V
I - vi - IV - V