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Information about the m7b5 chord


The m7b5 chord is also known as half-diminished


The m7b5's quality is Diminished


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  • -7b5
  • h7
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Which intervals are in the m7b5 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
also known as P1
Minor third
also known as m3
Diminished fifth
also known as d5
Minor seventh
also known as m7


Which scales can you play on the m7b5 chord?


Play the m7b5 chord in any key!