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Information about the Emaj7 chord

Name

The Emaj7 chord is also known as E major seventh

Quality

The maj7's quality is Major

Aliases

  • maj7
  • Δ
  • ma7
  • M7
  • Maj7
  • ^7

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Intervals

Which intervals are in the maj7 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.

E
perfect prime
also known as P1
G
major third
also known as M3
B
perfect fifth
also known as P5
D
major seventh
also known as M7

Scales

Which scales can you play on the maj7 chord?

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Cheatsheet

Play the Emaj7 chord in any key!

Notes of the Emaj7 chord

EGBD

Sheet music of Emaj7 in three octaves

Sheet music of E maj7 in three octaves

Guitar voicings for Emaj7

Guitar voicing #0 of the E maj7 chordGuitar voicing #1 of the E maj7 chordGuitar voicing #2 of the E maj7 chordGuitar voicing #3 of the E maj7 chordGuitar voicing #4 of the E maj7 chord

Piano voicing voicing for Emaj7

Piano voicing of chord  Emaj7

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