How to construct and play the 7#11 chord

Name

The 7#11 is also named lydian dominant seventh

Alternative name

Use 7#4 instead of 7#11

Quality

A 7#11 is a Major chord

Intervals

How to construct a 7#11 chord?

Use the following intervals in any order to construct this chord. Start on a specific note on which you want to construct this chord from (for instance the note "C") and calculate each interval on top of it. Afterwards, you will be able to play it on your instrument.

Perfect unison

Has 0 semitones and spans 1 naturals.

Major third

Has 4 semitones and spans 3 naturals.

Perfect fifth

Has 7 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Minor seventh

Has 10 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Augmented undecime

Has 18 semitones and spans 11 naturals.

Scales

Cheatsheet

Play the 7#11 chord in any key

You can play a Clydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

C   E   G   Bb   F#  

Sheet music of C lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the C7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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C7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
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Piano chord voicing for C lydian dominant seventh.

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You can play a C#lydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

C#   E#   G#   B   F##  

Sheet music of C# lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the C#7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for C# lydian dominant seventh.

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You can play a Dblydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

Db   F   Ab   Cb   G  

Sheet music of Db lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the Db7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Db lydian dominant seventh.

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You can play a Dlydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

D   F#   A   C   G#  

Sheet music of D lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the D7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for D lydian dominant seventh.

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You can play a D#lydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

D#   F##   A#   C#   G##  

Sheet music of D# lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the D#7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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D#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
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Piano chord voicing for D# lydian dominant seventh.

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You can play a Eblydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

Eb   G   Bb   Db   A  

Sheet music of Eb lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the Eb7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for Eb lydian dominant seventh.

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You can play a Elydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

E   G#   B   D   A#  

Sheet music of E lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the E7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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Piano chord voicing for E lydian dominant seventh.

E7#11 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Flydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

F   A   C   Eb   B  

Sheet music of F lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the F7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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F7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
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Piano chord voicing for F lydian dominant seventh.

F7#11 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a F#lydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

F#   A#   C#   E   B#  

Sheet music of F# lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the F#7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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F#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for F# lydian dominant seventh.

F#7#11 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Gblydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

Gb   Bb   Db   Fb   C  

Sheet music of Gb lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the Gb7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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Gb7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gb7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gb7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gb7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gb7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Gb lydian dominant seventh.

Gb7#11 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Glydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

G   B   D   F   C#  

Sheet music of G lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the G7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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G7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for G lydian dominant seventh.

G7#11 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a G#lydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

G#   B#   D#   F#   C##  

Sheet music of G# lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the G#7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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G#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for G# lydian dominant seventh.

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You can play a Ablydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

Ab   C   Eb   Gb   D  

Sheet music of Ab lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the Ab7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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Ab7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ab7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ab7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Ab lydian dominant seventh.

Ab7#11 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Alydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

A   C#   E   G   D#  

Sheet music of A lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the A7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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A7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for A lydian dominant seventh.

A7#11 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a A#lydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

A#   C##   E#   G#   D##  

Sheet music of A# lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the A#7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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A#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for A# lydian dominant seventh.

A#7#11 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Bblydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

Bb   D   F   Ab   E  

Sheet music of Bb lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the Bb7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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Bb7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bb7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bb7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Bb lydian dominant seventh.

Bb7#11 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Blydian dominant seventh with the following notes.

B   D#   F#   A   E#  

Sheet music of B lydian dominant seventh in three octaves.

The notes of the B7#11 chord written down in sheet music.
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B7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
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B7#11 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for B lydian dominant seventh.

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