The key of A♭ Mixolydian has a key signature of 5 flats (B♭, E♭, A♭, D♭, and G♭). It is the least popular key among Mixolydian keys and the 45th most popular among all keys. The A♭ Mixolydian scale is similar to the A♭ Major scale except that its 7th note (G♭) is a half step lower. Mixolydian chord progressions are heavily featured in many genres of music like classic rock, which relies on the major chord built on the 7th scale degree. For chord progressions, statistics, and tendencies, view this key in Hooktheory Trends
According to the TheoryTab database, songs in A♭ Mixolydian draw almost entirely from the following 20 chords. Click on a chord below to show it on the piano and hear how it sounds.
Click on the following songs in A♭ Mixolydian to see their chords and melody in the TheoryTab database.
Play or download MIDI files for the following popular chord progressions in A♭ Mixolydian.