Definition of Seventh chord

1. Noun. A triad with a seventh added.

Generic synonyms: Chord



Definition of Seventh chord

1. Noun. (music) a chord that contains four notes that make three thirds ¹

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Literary usage of Seventh chord

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1. A System of Harmony: Founded on Key Relationship, by Means of which a by Hugh Archibald Clarke, Homer Albert Norris (1903)
"A dominant seventh chord may resolve to the dominant seventh of either of the five nearest-related keys. The two notes requiring resolution should conform ..."

2. The Material Used in Musical Composition: A System of Harmony Designed by Percy Goetschius (1913)
"THE INVERSIONS OF THE DOMINANT-SEVENTH-CHORD. 208. ... Thus: Chord of the seventh Chord of the six-five Chord of the four-three Chord of the second *2 *1) ..."

3. First Theory Book by Diller, Angela (1921)
"CHAPTER FOURTEEN Dominant Seventh-Chord Next in frequency to the Tonic and Dominant ... The Dominant Seventh-chord, however, can belong to one key only; ..."

4. First Theory Book by Angela Diller (1921)
"Example: Play CHAPTER FOURTEEN Dominant Seventh-Chord Next in frequency to the Tonic ... The Dominant Seventh-chord, however, can belong to one key only; ..."

5. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"A major seventh chord has a major third, perfect fifth, and major seventh. A minor seventh chord is a minor triad with a minor seventh added. ..."

6. Manual of Harmony: A Practical Guide to Its Study Prepared Especially for by Ernst Friedrich Richter, Alfred Richter (1912)
"In a condensed form, the inversions are as follows: 96 m GT i On comparing these inversions of the seventh-chord with those of the triad, the similarity of ..."

7. Manual of Harmony: A Practical Guide to Its Study Prepared Especially for by Ernst Friedrich Richter, Alfred Richter (1912)
"In a condensed form, the inversions are as follows: 96 mm On comparing these inversions of the seventh-chord with those of the triad, the similarity ..."

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