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What notes are in a Cmaj7 chord?

What notes are in a Cmaj7 chord?

As is the case with many 7th chords, that extra note is what gives the chord its distinct (and slightly quirky) sound. In addition to its 7th note (B), the Cmaj7 chord is also made up of its root note (C), a major 3rd (E), and a perfect 5th (G). When you combine C, E, G, and B, you have your Cmaj7 chord.

Is Cmaj7 same as C?

If you are in the key of C major, then your tonic would be a Cmaj7 chord as the notes C-E-G-B are all diatonic to C major. The same can be said of a Cmin7 chord when in the key of C minor, as the notes C-Eb-G-Bb are all found in C natural minor.

What is G7 in Piano?

G7 is what is called a “dominant 7th chord”. It is based on a major triad, but adds a minor 7th note to create the dominant 7th chord. This creates a very classy and elegant sound, that is neither major nor minor sounding, but actually both at the same time.

What does Cm7 mean?

Cm7 is a minor dominant 7th chord comprised of C-Eb-G-Bb (minor triad with minor 7th). Cmaj7 is a major 7th chord comprised of C-E-G-B (major triad with major 7th)

What are the notes in a Cm7 chord?

The C minor 7 chord contains the notes C, Eb, G and Bb. The Cm7 chord is produced by playing the 1st (root), flat 3rd, 5th and flat 7th of the C Major scale.

Is Cmaj7 the same as em?

They are the same notes.

What chords work with Cmaj7?

The Bsus4 is not really diatonic to C major, but is a great sound to use for a Cmaj7(#11) or Lydian sound.

  • The Tonic triads.
  • The Am triad – C6 chords.
  • Esus4 The super triad.
  • Asus4 The 6/9 upper structure.
  • Lydian with a Bsus4.
  • G/C Upper-structure triads.
  • The Lydian Upper-structure.
  • The Augemented Maj7 – E/C.

Is Cm7 major or minor?

The key of C minor is a very popular key. As the Cm7 chord can be used as the first chord in the key of C minor, the Cm7 is also a very popular minor 7 chord.

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