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●Explanation of each chord

・Major(M/maj/△)

[Component tone]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones
Roots Notes Major thirds from root notes Perfect fifths from root notes

 

[Character]

Basis of major key chord. It is made of the overlapping of a major third and a minor third. It is called major triad.

 

・Minor(m/_)

[Component tone]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones
Roots Notes Minor thirds from root notes Perfect fifths from root notes

 

[Character]

Basis of minor key chord. It is made of the overlapping of a minor third and a major third and is called minor triad.

 

・Augment(aug/+/+5/(#5))

[Component tone]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones
Roots Notes Minor thirds from root notes Augmented fifths from root notes

 

[Character]

Augment means to increase, and is a chord made by sharpening a major dominant. It is made of the overlapping of two major thirds and is called an augmented triad.

 

・Diminish(dim/o/m-5)

[Component tone]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones
Roots Notes Minor thirds from root notes Diminished fifths from root notes

 

[Character]
Diminish means to decrease, and is a chord made by flatting a minor dominant. Two minor thirds are overlapped. It is called diminished triad.

 

・Sus four(sus4)

[Component tones]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones
Roots Notes Perfect fourth from root notes Perfect fifths from root notes

 

[Character]
Suspended means to be pulled up, and is a chord made by sharpening a major tierce. A perfect fourth and a major second are overlapped.

 

・Seventh(7)

[Component tones]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones The seventh tones
Roots Notes Major thirds from root notes Perfect fifths from root notes Minor sevenths from root notes

 

[Characters]
A chord that added a leading tone that is a minor third higher, to a major. A major third, a minor third, and another minor third are overlapped.

 

・Major Seventh(M7/maj7/△7)

[Component tones]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones The seventh tones
Roots Notes Major thirds from root notes Perfect fifths from root notes Major sevenths from root notes

 

[Character]

A chord that add a leading tone that is a major third higher to a major. A major third, a minor third and another major third are overlapped.

 

・Minor seventh(m7/_7)

[Component tones]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones The seventh tones
Roots Notes Minor thirds from root tones Perfect fifths from root tones Minor sevenths from root notes

 

[Character]
A chord that add a leading seventh tone that is a minor third higher to a minor. A minor third, a major third and another minor third are overlapped.

 

・Minor major seventh(mM7/m maj7/m△7)

[Component tones]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones The seventh tones
Roots Notes Minor thirds from root tones Perfect fifths from root tones Major sevenths from root tones

 

[Character]
A chord that add a leading seventh tone that is a major third higher to a minor. A minor third, a major third, and another major third are overlapped.

 

・Minor seventh minus five(m7-5/m7(♭5)/ø)

[Component tones]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones The seventh tones
Roots Notes Minor thirds from root tones Diminished fifths from root tones Diminished sevenths from root tones

 

[Character]
A chord that add a leading tone that is a major third higher to a diminished. It is made by diminishing a semitone for the dominant of a minor seventh, making it♭. A minor third, another minor third and a major third are overlapped.

 

・Diminish seventh(dim7/o7)

[Component tones]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones The seventh tones
Roots Notes Minor thirds from root tones Diminished fifths from root tones Diminished sevenths from root tones

 

[Character]
A chord that add a leading tone that is minor third higher to a diminished. Three minor thirds are overlapped from a root note.

 

・Seventh sus four(7sus4)

[Component tones]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones The seventh tones
Root tones Perfect fourth from root tones Perfect fifths from root tones Minor sevenths from root tones

 

[Character]
A chord that add a leading tone that is minor third higher, to sus4. A perfect fourth, a major second and a minor third are overlapped.

 

・Sixth(6)

[Component tones]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones The seventh tones
Root tones Major thirds from root tones Perfect fifths from root tones Major sixths from root tones

 

[Character]
A chord that add a leading seventh tone that is a major second higher to a major. A major third, a minor second and another major second are overlapped.

 

・Minor sixth(m6/_6)

[Component tones]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones The seventh tones
Root tones Minor thirds from root tones Perfect fifths from root tones Major sixths from root tones

 

[Character]
A chord that add a leading seventh tone that is a major second higher to a minor. A minor third, a major third and another major second are overlapped.

 

・add ninth(add9)

[Component tones]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones The seventh tones
Root tones Major thirds from root tones Perfect fifths from root tones Major ninths from root tones
(1 octave + minor second)

 

[Character]
A chord that add a leading seventh tone that is a perfect fifth higher to a major. A major third, a minor third and another perfect fifth are overlapped.

 

・Minor add ninth(m add9/_add9)

[Component tones]

Roots The third tones The fifth tones The seventh tones
Root tones Minor thirds from root tones Perfect fifths from root tones Major ninths from root tones
(1 octave + major second)

 

[Character]
A chord that add a leading seventh tone that is a perfect fifth higher to a minor. A minor third, a major third and another perfect fifth are overlapped.

 

●Explanation of each interval

 

  • Minor third

Interval with the arrangement of one whole tone and one semitone

  • Major third

Interval with the arrangement of two whole tones

  • Perfect fourth

Interval with the arrangement of two whole tones and one semitone

  • Perfect fifth

Interval with the arrangement of three whole tones and one semitone

  • Diminished fifth

Interval with the arrangement of two whole tones and two semitones
It narrows the range of a semitone from perfect fifth.

  • Augmented fifth

Interval with the arrangement of three whole tones and two semitones
It is extended the range of a semitone from perfect fifth.

  • Major sixth

Interval with the arrangement of four whole tones and one semitone

  • Minor seventh

Interval with the arrangement of four whole tones and two semitones

  • Major seventh

Interval with the arrangement of five whole tones and one semitone