Seventh Chord Construction | Major Seventh Chords (1 of 5)

The notes of a Major seventh chord consist of the notes of a Major triad with the addition of an interval of a Major seventh above the root note.

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For example, the notes of a C Major triad are C, E, and G,

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and an interval of a Major seventh above the note C is the note B.