Building Seventh Chords | Amaj7 → Adim7

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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.


Chord structures

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


building seventh chords - major7-string-sets



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