# What is the C minor 7th chord?

## What is the C minor 7th chord?

C minor chord VII The C minor chord VII7 is the Bb dom 7 chord, and contains the notes Bb, D, F, and Ab. This subtonic 7th chords root / starting note is the 7th note (or scale degree) of the C natural minor scale. The roman numeral for number 7 is ‘VII’, and is used to indicate this is the 7th chord in the scale.

## What is the formula for a minor 7th chord?

The formula for minor 7th chords is 1 b3 5 b7. So C minor 7th consists of the notes C Eb G & Bb.

What is the structure of a minor 7th chord?

A minor 7th chord is constructed by using the 1st, the flattened 3rd (one fret lower), the 5th and the flattened 7th notes of the scale. So that’s: A, C, E and G. The tab shows how an Am7 chord is constructed using the A major scale as a reference. Strum the chord a few times and listen to its dark, melancholy sound.

### What is the structure of A minor 7th chord?

What is a v7 chord in C Major?

The C major chord V7 is the G dom 7 chord, and contains the notes G, B, D, and F. This dominant 7th chords root / starting note is the 5th note (or scale degree) of the C major scale.

#### How do you make a minor 7th chord?

To make a minor 7th chord you just need to add another minor third starting from the 5th of the chord. If we stick with our A minor example this note would be a G. An A minor 7 chord would be spelled A C E G.

#### Is A minor 7th the same as a major 6th?

Summarily, the first inversion of the A minor seventh chord has exactly the same spelling as the C major sixth chord, while the third inversion of the C major sixth chord has the same spelling as the A minor seventh chord.

What is a C7 chord look like?

The C7 chord is very similar to a regular C major chord in terms of notes. It has the same three notes as a C major chord—C, E, and G—but the C7 chord has one extra note—a B♭. The resulting sound is quite different from a regular C major chord.