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jamesplaysgitar
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04/29/2009 10:47 pm
so i am very confused, ive looked around the web and through a bunch of books, and they all seem to have a different idea of what a m7 (minor 7) chord is.

is the formula 1 flat3 5 7?

or is it, 1 flat3 5 flat7??
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ChristopherSchlegel
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04/29/2009 11:47 pm
Originally Posted by: jamesplaysgitar... m7 (minor 7) chord ...

I did a tutorial on minor 7th chords and how they contrast with major 7ths and dominant 7ths also:

http://www.guitartricks.com/tutorial.php?input=501

The formula for minor 7ths chords is:

1st - minor 3rd - 5th - minor 7th
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04/30/2009 2:40 am
unfortunately my membership to guitar tricks expired and i dont have the money right now.
what are you reffering to you when you say minor 7th?
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04/30/2009 3:12 pm
Originally Posted by: jamesplaysgitarunfortunately my membership to guitar tricks expired and i dont have the money right now.[/quote]
I can tell who is a subscriber and not by the status text under the username.

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I include links to my tutorials in replies to let thread readers know there is value in paying for a GT subscription. Anyone that happens upon this thread in a search for "minor 7ths chords" will get a handy link right to in depth video lessons on the topic.
[QUOTE=jamesplaysgitar]
what are you reffering to you when you say minor 7th?

The minor 7th chord consists of:

1st - minor 3rd - 5th - minor 7th scale degrees
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05/05/2009 3:09 am
indeed. the 1-m3-5-7 scale-degree'age would be a "minor/major 7" that sometimes goes by different pet names but yea it's a bit of a mouthful.
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05/31/2009 9:37 am
a 1st; minor 3rd; 5th; and minor 7th is a minor 7th chord.

There is no doubt about this.

The chord with a 1st; minor 3rd; 5th; and 7th.... I believe with almost 100% certainty that it's called a Minor Major Seventh Chord.
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