How to construct and play the alt7 chord

Name

The alt7 is also named altered

Quality

A alt7 is a Major chord

Intervals

How to construct a alt7 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.

Minor seventh

Has 10 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Minor ninth

Has 13 semitones and spans 9 naturals.

Scales

Cheatsheet

Play the alt7 chord in any key

You can play a Caltered with the following notes.

C   E   Bb   Db  

Sheet music of C altered in three octaves.

The notes of the Calt7 chord written down in sheet music.
Calt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Calt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Calt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Calt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Calt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Calt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for C altered.

Calt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a C#altered with the following notes.

C#   E#   B   D  

Sheet music of C# altered in three octaves.

The notes of the C#alt7 chord written down in sheet music.
C#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
C#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for C# altered.

C#alt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Dbaltered with the following notes.

Db   F   Cb   Ebb  

Sheet music of Db altered in three octaves.

The notes of the Dbalt7 chord written down in sheet music.
Dbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Db altered.

Dbalt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Daltered with the following notes.

D   F#   C   Eb  

Sheet music of D altered in three octaves.

The notes of the Dalt7 chord written down in sheet music.
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Dalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Dalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for D altered.

Dalt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a D#altered with the following notes.

D#   F##   C#   E  

Sheet music of D# altered in three octaves.

The notes of the D#alt7 chord written down in sheet music.
D#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
D#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for D# altered.

D#alt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Ebaltered with the following notes.

Eb   G   Db   Fb  

Sheet music of Eb altered in three octaves.

The notes of the Ebalt7 chord written down in sheet music.
Ebalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ebalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Eb altered.

Ebalt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Ealtered with the following notes.

E   G#   D   F  

Sheet music of E altered in three octaves.

The notes of the Ealt7 chord written down in sheet music.
Ealt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ealt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ealt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ealt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ealt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Ealt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for E altered.

Ealt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Faltered with the following notes.

F   A   Eb   Gb  

Sheet music of F altered in three octaves.

The notes of the Falt7 chord written down in sheet music.
Falt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Falt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Falt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Falt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Falt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Falt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for F altered.

Falt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a F#altered with the following notes.

F#   A#   E   G  

Sheet music of F# altered in three octaves.

The notes of the F#alt7 chord written down in sheet music.
F#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
F#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for F# altered.

F#alt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Gbaltered with the following notes.

Gb   Bb   Fb   Abb  

Sheet music of Gb altered in three octaves.

The notes of the Gbalt7 chord written down in sheet music.
Gbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Gbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Gb altered.

Gbalt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Galtered with the following notes.

G   B   F   Ab  

Sheet music of G altered in three octaves.

The notes of the Galt7 chord written down in sheet music.
Galt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Galt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Galt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Galt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Galt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Galt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for G altered.

Galt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a G#altered with the following notes.

G#   B#   F#   A  

Sheet music of G# altered in three octaves.

The notes of the G#alt7 chord written down in sheet music.
G#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
G#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for G# altered.

G#alt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Abaltered with the following notes.

Ab   C   Gb   Bbb  

Sheet music of Ab altered in three octaves.

The notes of the Abalt7 chord written down in sheet music.
Abalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Abalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Abalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Abalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Abalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Abalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Ab altered.

Abalt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Aaltered with the following notes.

A   C#   G   Bb  

Sheet music of A altered in three octaves.

The notes of the Aalt7 chord written down in sheet music.
Aalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Aalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Aalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Aalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Aalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Aalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for A altered.

Aalt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a A#altered with the following notes.

A#   C##   G#   B  

Sheet music of A# altered in three octaves.

The notes of the A#alt7 chord written down in sheet music.
A#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
A#alt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for A# altered.

A#alt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Bbaltered with the following notes.

Bb   D   Ab   Cb  

Sheet music of Bb altered in three octaves.

The notes of the Bbalt7 chord written down in sheet music.
Bbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Bbalt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for Bb altered.

Bbalt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

You can play a Baltered with the following notes.

B   D#   A   C  

Sheet music of B altered in three octaves.

The notes of the Balt7 chord written down in sheet music.
Balt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Balt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Balt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Balt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Balt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app
Balt7 guitar chord diagram - Learn music theory with Sonid.app

Piano chord voicing for B altered.

Balt7 piano chord voicing - Learn music theory with Sonid.app