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Illustrated Seventh Chords for Piano

By January 29, 2014

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Seventh chords for piano.Major 7th chords are simply major triads with an added seventh interval. The result? - A colorfully structured chord with a versatile amount of dissonance:

Minor 7th chords are based on the minor triad, and also come with a major or minor seventh. You'll hear these unique chords lightly sprinkled throughout many jazz piano numbers:

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