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Open Position Dominant 7th Chords

  1. Open Position Dominant 7th Chords

These are the open position Dominant 7th Chords. In music a Dominant 7th Chord is a chord that has a Root, a Major third, a Perfect fifth and a Minor seventh. It can be thought of as a major chord with the addition of a minor seventh. Dominant 7th chords tend to have a happy but bluesy sound. Below is a table of the of the chords above with notes that make them.

Dominant Seventh Chord Root Major Third Perfect Fifth Minor Seventh
A7 A C♯ E G
B7 B D♯ F♯ A
C7 C E G B♭
D7 D F♯ A C
E7 E G♯ B D
G7 G B D F
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