Update August 2016: Added free PDF – download Building Seventh Chords
Building seventh chords maj7 → dom7 → min7 → min7(b5) → dim7 by shifting one note of each seventh chord down a minor second. Pay attention to the identical dim7 chord shapes in all positions.
|maj7||1 3 5 7||A C# E G#|
|dom7||1 3 5 b7||A C# E G|
|min7||1 b3 5 b7||A C E G|
|min7(b5)||1 b3 b5 b7||A C Eb G|
|dim7||1 b3 b5 bb7||A C Eb Gb|
Building Seventh Chords | Amaj7 → Adim7
The chord diagrams in this Keynote presentation were created with the fonts Chords. No images or shapes were used.
Different String Sets
Try also other string sets such as 2345, 3456, 2346