7th chords lesson

Fig. 1

       5  4 5  3

These are all C major 7 chords. They're 4-note chords on 4 adjacent strings, so there are three different places we can play them.

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10fr

12 12 12 10

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9 9 10 8

Fig. 2

      
5 4 5 3

This is taking the first chord voicing up the C major scale. Dm7 Em7 Fmaj7 Cmaj7 5fr 7fr 8fr 4

G7

Am7
10fr

Bm7b5
12fr

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4 5 7 5

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8 7 9 7

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12 10 12 10

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10 9 10 8

13 12 14 12

15 14 15 14

      
12 12 12 10

Fig. 3 This is taking the second chord voicing up the C major scale. Em7 Fmaj7 Cmaj7 Dm7 3fr 10fr 12fr 11

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G7

Am7
5fr

Bm7b5
7fr

13 13 14 12

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3 3 4 2

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5 5 5 3

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7 6 7 5

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8 8 9 7

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9fr

10 10 10 9

2.2. These are also the same voicings as 5. just on different strings   30      8 9 9 8 Cmaj7 8fr     12 12 10 12 Cmaj7 10fr Cmaj7 Cmaj7    1 4 2 3     5 5 5 7 5fr .2.1 voicings and making the onte on string 1 come down and live on string 6. We take the note on the 4th string and put it on the 1st string.3.2        5 4 5 3 Fig.1 Cmaj7 Cmaj7 10fr 22    3 1 4 2     7 5 5 5 Cmaj7 5fr     8 8 9 9 Cmaj7 8fr Fig.3.3.3. 6 These are the inversions of the chord on string set 5.4.1. 4 These are the inversions of the chord on string set 5. This is derived from the 5.       26 Cmaj7     7 8 5 7 Cmaj7 5fr    8 12 9 10 Cmaj7 8fr     12 13 12 14 Cmaj7  3 5 4 3 Fig. 7 These are the inversions of the chord on string set 6.1. You can get these ones by taking your 4.3.2.2 voicings.4. 5 These are the inversions of the chord on string set 4.4.2 Cmaj7 Cmaj7 5fr 18    5 4 5 3     5 4 5 3 Cmaj7 10fr     5 4 5 3 Cmaj7 12fr        12 12 12 10 Fig.3.3.2.

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