Ab7#5 Piano Chord

Ab7#5

Ab Seven Sharp Five

Root
Ab
3rd
C
♯5th
E
Min 7th
Gb
E
G
B
D
F
F
A
C
E
Ab
C
E
Gb

The Notes in a Ab Seven Sharp Five Chord

The 3rd

Finding C from Ab step by step:

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

The # 5th

Finding E from Ab step by step:

  • Start on: Ab
  • Step 1: move down to G
  • Step 2: move down to Gb
  • Step 3: move down to F
  • Step 4: Land on E
♯5th
E
Root
Ab
1
2
3
  • G is a minor second below Ab.
  • Gb is a major 2nd below Ab.
  • F is a minor third below Ab.
  • E is a major third below Ab. The sharp fifth is down a major third? Confusing, right? The note E is down 4 half-steps from Ab, but up 8 half-steps from Ab:
♯5th
E
Root
Ab
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

The Min 7th

Finding Gb from Ab step by step:

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