A#7 Piano Chord

A#7

A# Dominant 7th (with 5th)

Root
A#
3rd
CX
5th
E#
Min 7th
G#
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
A#
CX
E#
G#

The Notes in a A# Dominant 7th (with 5th) Chord

The 3rd

Finding CX from A# step by step:

  • Start on: A#
  • Step 1: move up to B
  • Step 2: move up to B#
  • Step 3: move up to C#
  • Step 4: Land on CX
3rd
CX
Root
A#
1
2
3
  • B is a minor second above A#.
  • B# is a major 2nd above A#.
  • C# is a minor third above A#.
  • CX is a major third above A#.

The 5th

Finding E# from A# step by step:

  • Start on: A#
  • Step 1: move up to B
  • Step 2: move up to B#
  • Step 3: move up to C#
  • Step 4: move up to CX
  • Step 5: move up to D#
  • Step 6: move up to E
  • Step 7: Land on E#
5th
E#
Root
A#
1
2
3
4
5
6
  • B is a minor second above A#.
  • B# is a major 2nd above A#.
  • C# is a minor third above A#.
  • CX is a major third above A#.
  • D# is a fourth above A#.
  • E is a flat fifth above A#.
  • E# is a fifth above A#.

The Min 7th

Finding G# from A# step by step:

  • Start on: A#
  • Step 1: move down to GX
  • Step 2: Land on G#
Min 7th
G#
Root
A#
1
  • GX is a minor second below A#.
  • G# is a major 2nd below A#. The min 7th is down a major 2nd? Confusing, right? The note G# is down 2 half-steps from A#, but up 10 half-steps from A#:
Min 7th
G#
Root
A#
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9