How to construct and play the M7b5 chord

Quality

A M7b5 is a Major chord

Intervals

How to construct a 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

Has 0 semitones and spans 1 naturals.

Major third

Has 4 semitones and spans 3 naturals.

Diminished fifth

Has 6 semitones and spans 5 naturals.

Major seventh

Has 11 semitones and spans 7 naturals.

Scales

Cheatsheet

Play the M7b5 chord in any key

You can play a CM7b5 with the following notes.

C   E   Gb   B  

Sheet music of C M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the CM7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for C M7b5.

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Piano chord voicing for C M7b5.

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You can play a C#M7b5 with the following notes.

C#   E#   G   B#  

Sheet music of C# M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the C#M7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for C# M7b5.

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Piano chord voicing for C# M7b5.

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You can play a DbM7b5 with the following notes.

Db   F   Abb   C  

Sheet music of Db M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the DbM7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for Db M7b5.

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Piano chord voicing for Db M7b5.

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You can play a DM7b5 with the following notes.

D   F#   Ab   C#  

Sheet music of D M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the DM7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for D M7b5.

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Piano chord voicing for D M7b5.

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You can play a D#M7b5 with the following notes.

D#   F##   A   C##  

Sheet music of D# M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the D#M7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for D# M7b5.

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Piano chord voicing for D# M7b5.

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You can play a EbM7b5 with the following notes.

Eb   G   Bbb   D  

Sheet music of Eb M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the EbM7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for Eb M7b5.

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Piano chord voicing for Eb M7b5.

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You can play a EM7b5 with the following notes.

E   G#   Bb   D#  

Sheet music of E M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the EM7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for E M7b5.

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You can play a FM7b5 with the following notes.

F   A   Cb   E  

Sheet music of F M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the FM7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for F M7b5.

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You can play a F#M7b5 with the following notes.

F#   A#   C   E#  

Sheet music of F# M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the F#M7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for F# M7b5.

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You can play a GbM7b5 with the following notes.

Gb   Bb   Dbb   F  

Sheet music of Gb M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the GbM7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

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You can play a GM7b5 with the following notes.

G   B   Db   F#  

Sheet music of G M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the GM7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for G M7b5.

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Piano chord voicing for G M7b5.

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You can play a G#M7b5 with the following notes.

G#   B#   D   F##  

Sheet music of G# M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the G#M7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for G# M7b5.

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Piano chord voicing for G# M7b5.

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You can play a AbM7b5 with the following notes.

Ab   C   Ebb   G  

Sheet music of Ab M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the AbM7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

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You can play a AM7b5 with the following notes.

A   C#   Eb   G#  

Sheet music of A M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the AM7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

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You can play a A#M7b5 with the following notes.

A#   C##   E   G##  

Sheet music of A# M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the A#M7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

Possible guitar chord voicings for A# M7b5.

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You can play a BbM7b5 with the following notes.

Bb   D   Fb   A  

Sheet music of Bb M7b5 in three octaves.

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You can play a BM7b5 with the following notes.

B   D#   F   A#  

Sheet music of B M7b5 in three octaves.

The notes of the BM7b5 chord written down in sheet music.

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