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SOME CHORD SYMBOLS AND FORMULA CHART.   

   

CHORD NAME SYMBOL/S. CHORD FORMULAS.

   

MAJOR. Maj.  M. =1. 3. 5.

MINOR. min.  m.    ---. =1. b3. 5.

SEVENTH. 7.   7th. =1. 3. 5. b7.

MINOR SEVENTH. m7.   min7.   --7 =1. b3. 5. b7.

MINOR SEVEN FLAT FIVE.  min7  b5. ( Half diminished 7th.) =1. b3. b5. b7.

SIXTH ( MAJOR 6 ) 6.   M6.      =1. 3. 5. 6.

MINOR SIXTH. m6.          =1. b3. 5. 6.

MAJOR SEVENTH. M7. =1. 3. 5. 7.

AUGMENTED. Aug.   +.   +5.   #5. =1. 3. #5.

DIMINISHED SEVENTH. *** Dim.  Dim7.   O. =1. b3. b5. bb7.  ( bb7 = 6.)

DIMINISHED.  *** Dim. =1. b3. b5.

MAJOR FLAT FIVE. b5.   dim 5th. =1. 3. b5.

SEVENTH AUGMENTED FITH. 7#5.   7+5.   7+. =1. 3. #5. b7.

SEVENTH FLAT FIVE. 7b5.   7-5.   7dim 5th. =1. 3. b5. b7.

SEVEN SHARP 5 FLAT 9. 7#5b9.   7+5-9.    =1. 3. #5. b7. b9.  (b9=b2)

NINTH. 9 =1. 3. 5. b7. 9. (9=2)

MAJOR NINTH. M9. =1. 3. 5. 7. 9. (9=2)

MAJOR ADD NINTH. Add 9. =1. 3. 5. 9.  (9=2)

MINOR NINTH. m9. =1. b3. 5. b7. 9. (9=2)

SUSPENDED FOURTH. Sus 4.   Sus. =1. 4. 5.

SUSPENDED SECOND. Sus 2. =1. 2. 5.

NINTH AUGMENTED FIFTH. 9#5. =1. 3. #5. b7. 9. (9=2)

SEVEN SUS FOUR. 7Sus4    =1. 4. 5. b7

SEVEN FLAT FIVE FLAT NINE. 7b5b9. =1. 3. b5. b7. b9. (b9=b2)

SIX ADD NINE. Maj 6 add 9.  6( 9 ).   6/9. =1. 3. 5. 6. 9. (9=2)

MINOR SIX ADD NINE. min 6 add 9.    m6/9. =1. b3. 5. 6. 9. (9=2)

MINOR MAJOR SEVENTH. m/M7th. =1. b3. 5. 7.

SEVEN SHARP NINE. 7#9.   7+9.   7aug 9. =1. 3. 5. b7. #9. (#9=#2)

SEVEN FLAT NINE. 7b9.   7m9.   7-9. =1. 3. 5. b7. b9. (b9=b2)

NINE FLAT FIVE. 9b5. =1. 3. b5. b7. 9. (9=2)

ELEVENTH. 11 =1. 3. 5. b7. 9. 11. (9=2. 11=4)

THIRTEENTH. 13 =1. 3. 5. b7. 9. 11. 13. (9=2. 11=4. 13=6)

THIRTEEN FLAT NINE. 13b9. =1. 3. 5. b7. b9. 11. 13.  (b9=b2. 11=4. 13=6)

THIRTEEN FLAT 5 FLAT 9. 13b5b9. =1. 3. b5. b7. b9. 11. 13.

(b9=b2. 11=4. 13=6)

MINOR THIRTEEN. m13. =1. b3. 5. b7. b9. 11. 13.  (b9=b2. 11=4. 13=6)

   

   

All chords are related to the Major Scale.    

e.g.1.  The  Dmajor chord uses the 1st. 3rd & 5th notes of the      D Major Scale.    

e.g.2.  The  Dminor chord uses the 1st. b3rd. & 5th notes of the   D Major Scale.   

e.g.3.  The  Csus chord uses the     1st. 4th. & 5th notes of the     C Major Scale

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